Olympic rower and gold medallist, Sophie Hosking, has returned to Durham University to open a new indoor rowing tank named after her.
Prince Charles has been welcomed by schoolchildren at Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham.
The Duchess of Cambridge is due to carry out a string of solo engagements in Newcastle without the Duke.
The Queen has attended the rededication of a church organ after it was restored in Durham.
The organ was removed from its chamber at the Temple Church in London in August 2011. It was dismantled and taken to Durham for cleaning and repairs, but is now back in place.
The joint chairs of the organ fund appeal committee, Sir Anthony May and Michael Blair QC, said: "The organ has not simply been repaired; it has been restored to its original and proper glory."
Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall has visited Middlesbrough to see the work of two charities which she represents.
The Duchess first called at Middlesbrough's library for a literacy event before going to the town's branch of Barnardo's.
The Duchess of Cornwall is visiting Middlesbrough to meet people improving their reading skills.
The Duchess is Patron of the National Literacy Trust, which supports families learning to read together.
Hundreds of soldiers who've just returned from Afghanistan have had their efforts recognised by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.
The troops based at Catterick received their Operational Medals from Prince Philip in a ceremony at the garrison as Julia Barthram reports.
A special clock has been installed at Newcastle Airport to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
It has an aeroplane motif and was shown to the public for the first time by the Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear Nigel Sherlock.
Soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire have been presented with their Afghanistan medals by the Duke of Edinburgh.
The First Battalion of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment returned to their barracks last week.
Hundreds of soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire will have their return from a six month tour of Afghanistan honoured today with the presentation of their operational medals.
The troops were deployed to Task Force Helmand between October 2012 and April 2013. The medals will be presented to them by the Duke of Edinburgh.
We have been covering the remarkable story of the little village that got a visit from Royalty today, and just because they asked.
When volunteers were fixing up the garden at Langley Park Primary in County Durham, they decided to aim high in trying to get someone to officially open it - and it worked.
You can watch the full report from Gregg Easteal below.