Steve Gibson, the founder and chairman of Bulkhaul, and owner of Middlesbrough Football Club, has been awarded an OBE for services to the economy, sport, and community in Teesside.
He is one of several prominent North-East residents to be honoured as part of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.
Alan Shearer has been awarded an OBE as part of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.
The former Newcastle United striker has received the accolade due to his charitable services to the North-East.
Ant & Dec have been awarded MBEs as part of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations. The Newcastle duo said their 'mams will be proud.'Read the full story ›
Doug Turnbull, Professor of Neurology at Newcastle University, has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.Read the full story ›
Who better to teach our weatherman Ross all about the Queen than Year 2 at St Mary's Primary in Jarrow...
If you ever wanted to know what the Queen does and what she eats for her birthday meal- wonder no more:
Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz took the images, including one of the Queen with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Read the full story ›
The Prince of Wales is set to visit Redcar following the collapse of the steel industry.
His Royal Highness will visit The Redcar & Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart, small businesses and the multi-agency SSI Task Force, who meet regularly following the recent closure of the SSI Steelworks.
His Royal Highness will also meet members of the Industrial Cadets initiative, a work-experience programme inspired by The Prince of Wales following a visit to Redcar in 2010.
The Queen is "excited" ahead of her upcoming 90th birthday celebrations, her grandson has told ITV News as ticket prices are revealed.Read the full story ›
Revellers attending The Mall street party during the Queen's 90th birthday weekend celebrations in June will be charged £150 a ticket.Read the full story ›
His Royal Highness the Duke of York and the Archbishop of York have been confirmed as Patron and President for the York Minster Mystery Plays 2016.
Prince Andrew and the Archbishop have been long standing supporters of the Plays, which return to the Minster in May 2016 for only the second time in their near 700 year history.
The cathedral’s Nave will be transformed into a 1,000-seater theatre for the production, which runs for five weeks from 26 May to 30 June.
In keeping with tradition, a community cast will be at the centre of the production with just one professional actor, and recruitment for key roles including Adam, Eve, Noah and Satan is taking place this autumn.