Families are warned their relatives may be buried in the wrong place or have the wrong headstone, because records were not kept properly.
Patients and staff in hospitals across Northumberland and North Tyneside are being taught how to prevent the spread of the winter virus
Community health workers will visit more than 150 nursing and residential homes to educate people about preventing winter bugs.
Berwick runner Guy Learmonth says competing in the Men's 800m Heats this afternoon was "amazing".
The 22-year-old, who was making his Commonwealth Games debut, finished 4th in Round One Heat One but qualified for Wednesday's Semi-Finals as fastest loser with a time of 1 minute 47.85 seconds.
Learmonth was also in the same Heat as Olympic champion and world record Holder David Rudisha. The Kenyan won the Heat with a time of 1 minute 46.89 seconds.
When asked what it was like to compete against Rudisha, Learmonth said:
– Guy Learmonth, Men's 800m runner
Amazing, although running in that stadium with 45,000 Scots screaming for me was even better. Now for Round Two tomorrow
Berwick's Guy Learmonth has qualified for the Semi-Finals of the Men's 800m in Glasgow.
The 22-year-old narrowly missed out on automatic qualification in Round One Heat One, coming in 4th with a time of 1:47:85. But Learmonth progresses to Wednesday night's Semi's as fastest loser.
The Commonwealth Games will be particularly special for one athlete from Northumberland.
Guy Learmonth, 22, is from Berwick but is competing for Scotland in the Men's 800m. The Games is his first major championships.
The Chancellor George Osborne said there was a "compelling argument" for improving the A1 between Newcastle and the Scottish Borders.
Campaigners have been arguing for years that the road should be made into a dual carriageway all the way along.
– George Osborne MP, Chancellor.
"The investment is going into transport - you have seen that in some of the improvements to the A1 around Newcastle - but there is a question then of the road up to the Scottish border.
"I have heard the compelling argument for improving the A1: let's wait for the results of our study, which is not far off, and see if we can make this a real commitment."
The Chancellor George Osborne has been tasting whisky at a 150-year-old business in Berwick-upon-Tweed, as he announced a programme of investment for rural businesses.
He chose to make the announcement at Simpson's Malt, which has invested £90m in its malting businesses over the last 30 years.
The Chancellor George Osborne is visiting Berwick to announce extra funding that he said will support business growth in the North East from 2015, especially in rural areas.
Businesses in County Durham, Gateshead and Northumberland will be able to apply for grants from two funds, worth £22.5m.
The money is a combination of government money, private sector funding and European investment.
It could pay for the development of workspaces, investment in tourist attractions and accommodation, or investment in new equipment to help small businesses grow, where they have struggled to raise money from other sources.
David Cameron has been speaking to ITV Border's Scotland Political Editor Peter MacMahon at the Scottish Conservative Party conference.
When asked whether there would be border controls between Scotland and England this was Mr Cameron's response.
Northumberland's Health and Wellbeing Board are asking residents to give them their views on how best to improve health care in the area.
A drop in session is taking place at Berwick Leisure Centre with a free health MOT on offer to those in attendance.
A North East cancer charity is trying to raise more than £66,000 to give respite breaks to families caring for youngsters with the disease.
The Toma Fund wants to buy a caravan in Berwick to help people get away from the day to day stresses which the illness can bring.
Derek Proud reports.
To find out more about The Toma Fund, click here.
Colin Firth arrived in Berwick a short time ago for the screening of his new film at the Maltings Theatre.
The Railway Man tells the story of Eric Lomax, who lived in Berwick and was a prisoner of the Japanese during the Second World War.