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 have a goal disallowed in added time but it's a great result for the home side. Fraser McLaren the hero of the hour for Berwick fans!
Hundreds of veterans from the King's Own Scottish Borderers have marched through Berwick. The regiment was merged to form One Scots in 2006, but every year crowds turn out for the Minden Day parade which celebrates an historic victory.
Berwick in Northumberland is to receive £100,000 to improve its town centre.The town is one of 15 across the country to get the cash in the latest wave of Portas Pilots, following a nationwide review by retail expert Mary Portas.
It follows fears over the number of empty retail units as high streets everywhere struggle in the recession. Other towns in the region which have already benefitted in previous rounds are Newbiggin in Northumberland and Stockton-on-Tees.
As retailers struggle during the worst double-dip recession for five decades, Berwick has been handed a lifeline. The town is now part of the Mary Portas Pilot scheme.
Thousands of people have lined the streets of Berwick-upon-Tweed to see the Olympic Torch as it arrived in the region from Scotland.
The torch crossed the border back into England at around 4:30pm, and crossed the New Bridge before passing through the town, and heading down the A1 to Bamburgh.