Part of a road has collapsed in Alnwick in Northumberland.
It first appeared on Hotspur Street just after mid-day today and has since grown in size.
The road is currently closed while the emergency services assess the situation.
Plans for a new development for older people in Alnwick have been given the green light.
The project, to be known as Weavers’ Court, will provide 58 one and two bedroom apartments.
The development site is on the southern edge of Alnwick.
The aim of the new Extra Care scheme is to promote independence in older and vulnerable people, and to sustain those with chronic and other health conditions in the community.
Developers say it could help prevent admissions to residential care.
Developer Isos Housing say it has been working alongside Northumberland County Council and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to develop its plans.
Work will start on site in May with completion expected in autumn 2015.
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The Duchess of Northumberland will receive an honorary degree from Northumbria University in recognition of the work she does for charity.
She is patron or president of more than 70 charities in the region. She is also responsible for creating the North East's largest visitor attraction, Alnwick Garden.
Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Alnwick. Thieves made off with fishing equipment worth hundreds of pounds from a shed on Alnmouth Road. It happened between 7pm and 8pm on Thursday.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted burglary in Alnwick.
A man allegedly entered a house on Abbey Lands at around 9:10pm on Friday 22 November. The offender was disturbed by the elderly occupants before making off. He was wearing a balaclava and camouflaged clothing.
A 44-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.
Anyone with information have been asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
Young people in Alnwick are being invited to cover the bus station in spray paint, all in the name of art.
Northumberland County Council, Northumbria Police and community group Gallery Youth have worked with 12 young people to create six designs to reflect Alnwick's culture.
The display will be installed early next month and there will be an official launch on Monday November 4, which will be attended by the Duchess of Northumberland.
More than 40 firefighters have been tackling a large blaze at a brickworks in Northumberland.
The fire broke out at a warehouse owned by Swarland Brick near Alnwick at approximately 9:42am. Northumberland Fire and Rescue say the fire involves shredded carpet in large bales and that there was a possible involvement of acetylene cylinders.
Covering jets have been put in place to cover the acetylene risk and protect surrounding buildings. Measures have also been taken to prevent contamination of a nearby Lake.
Road closed and queueing traffic due to a serious accident on the A1 southbound between A1068 (Alnwick) and A192.
The road was closed at 11:30 this morning following an accident on the entry slip road from the A697.
Traffic travelling south on the A697 is being turned around at Heighley Gate.
Prince's William and Harry, Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice were among 500 guests who attended the wedding of the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland in Alnwick on Saturday. Hundreds of people lined the streets as guest arrived, including Pippa Middleton and Chelsy Davy.