The first of five offshore wind turbines has been lifted into place off the Northumberland coast.Read the full story ›
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP says Labour would ban fracking if it were in power.Read the full story ›
Part of Northumberland's coast is to become a special protection zone for more than 200 thousand birds, Natural England announced today.Read the full story ›
John Underhill said geological changes 55 million years ago mean the UK's geology is unsuitable for shale oil and gas production.Read the full story ›
The RSPB and North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information about the removal of eggs from a rare marsh harrier nestRead the full story ›
Success in Kielder as the 50th Osprey chick in just eight years has flown the nest.Read the full story ›
Motoring experts have raised concerns over the Government's clean air strategy to ban new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040.Read the full story ›
The measures are included in a clean air strategy the Government has published just days before a High Court deadline.Read the full story ›
They glow in the dead of the night when everything should be dark.
And this weekend the region got a spectacular, if slightly eerie view of them.
Noctilucent clouds (the Latin name that basically translates to 'night shining') are a strange phenomena in the upper atmosphere.
You can only see them during the summer.
They are formed from small ice crystals so high up that they are still catching the sun even though, for those of us on the ground, it has set.
Owing to high tides there are several flood warnings for the North Sea along the east coast.
They come into force for Wednesday morning's high tide.
Wave overtopping is expected to cause some flooding in the areas covered by the warnings.