A teenager who has suffered years of abuse at the hands of cyberbullies has spoken out to try and help others in the same situation
More than 120 sixth-form students came together to celebrate the St Cuthberts Care Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2012.
Alan Shearer launches a foundation that will raise money to fund activity centres for children and adults with profound disabilities
Alan Shearer has broken ground on new family accommodation at the Freeman Hospital. The so-called 'Home from Home' will provide free housing to families with seriously ill children.
Young people from all over the UK can be referred to the Children's Heart Unit at the hospital. Building started this morning on the new £1.9 million facility, which is due to be completed in summer 2014.
The project is a collaboration between The Sick Children's Trust and the Children's Heart Unit Fund.
A book has been published to celebrate the history of the famous Wallsend Boys Club.
Football stars including Alan Shearer and Michael Carrick are just two of more than 60 professional players who started there as young players. But, as the book reveals, football is only a small part of the club's past.
Click here for more information on the club.
The Paralympic athlete Stephen Miller has married his partner Rachel Toland at a ceremony in Gateshead.
Stephen had a hip replacement operation ten months ago. Even so, he was determined to walk down the aisle, hand in hand with his new bride.
Watch the full report from Helen Ford:
Paralympic athletic Stephen Miller has described his wedding with Rachel Toland as the "best day of my life".
The couple tied the knot in Gateshead this morning.
Watch the full interview with the newlyweds:
Paralympic athlete Stephen Miller has walked down the aisle at his wedding.
The 33-year-old, from Cramlington in Northumberland, has cerebral palsy but walked his new bride Rachel Toland down the aisle at the ceremony in Gateshead.
The Paralympian Stephen Miller has prepared for some big days in his time, but perhaps none will be bigger than his wedding.
Stephen and his fiancee Rachel will tie the knot tomorrow on Tyneside.
Alongside the usual arrangements, Stephen has been working towards another goal - getting out of his wheelchair, and walking down the aisle alongside his new wife.
Helen Ford has been to talk to the couple - watch her full report below.
Alan Shearer has spoken of his delight for friend Stephen Miller ahead of his wedding to Rachel Toland tomorrow.
The former Newcastle United player joked about Stephen missing the Newcastle United v West Ham match.
He added that Stephen has faced and overcome hurdles; and that is a testament to his family.
Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer has wished Paralympian Stephen Miller well ahead of his wedding tomorrow.
Stephen has been working on his strength so that he can walk his bride-to-be, Rachel Toland, down the isle.
Alan joked about Stephen's 'mistake' of organising a wedding on the same day as a Newcastle United match.
Alan Shearer predicts a narrow home win for Newcastle United when they play West Ham tomorrow.
A Hollywood-style "walk of fame" is set to honour local heroes. A series of bronze plaques will celebrate people who have significantly contributed to the Tyneside region or wider world over the past 60 years.
It will launch on the Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides in October with nominations open from Thursday. Celebrities who could be honoured include people like Cheryl Cole, Alan Shearer and Sting.
To make a submission visit http://www.NewcastleGateshead.com/LocalHeroes