Less than a year after finding a small mole on his back, Craig Dargue died of cancer. A Durham hospice is helping his family to cope.
A charity which travels the North East offering second hand items for 5p says demand for the service has risen sharply.
Top North East bands raised more than £10,000 when they performed as their heroes at a charity event for St Oswald's Hospice.
Pam Royle was joined by pupils from Bailey Green Primary School to pack bags at Morrisons in Killingworth in aid of ITV's Text Santa charity campaign.
Our very own Pam Royle and Ross Hutchinson took a break from the studio today to help shoppers at the Morrisons supermarket in Killingworth.
It was all in aid of ITV's Text Santa charity campaign. The money raised will go to six key charities.
Hundreds of volunteers dressed as elves took part in a charity event at Northumberlandia today. The Elf Run wasraising money for the Cash for Kids charity. Their Mission Christmas campaign aims to help children living in poverty in the region.
A group of severely injured servicemen and women are making their final preparations ahead of trekking to the bottom of the world.
It's part of the charity Walking with the Wounded's latest expedition. Ibrar Ali from North Yorkshire is taking part and Northumberland explorer Conrad Dickinson is also going as a guide.
Prince Harry is patron of the charity which helps soldiers overcome life-changing injuries. David Wood joined them in London's Trafalgar Square as they made their final checks.
Since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on Friday, many members of the Filipino community in the North East have been waiting to hear whether their friends and family are safe.
The British Red Cross in Newcastle has been helping people to trace their relatives, as well as collecting donations.
Meanwhile, some people from the North East have travelled to the Philippines to offer their help. Tim Harding, from Sunderland, joined other aid workers from around the world, but said their efforts were being hampered by a lack of resources.
Lucy Taylor reports.
The 14 British charities on the Disasters and Emergency Committee have launched their appeal for donations to the Philippines. Find out more here.
Staff at a children's and baby hospice say they're delighted to be helping families once again after flooding forced them to close.
Repairs have been taking place at Zoe's Place on Teesside since a burst water tank caused thousands of pounds of damage in August.
Claire Montgomery reports.
A charity says it's staggered by the number of homeless people seeking its help in Harrogate in North Yorkshire.
It's dealt with 150 people seeking a roof over their heads as part of a new scheme in the past year, double the number it expected.
Chris Kiddey reports.
St Oswald’s Lymphoedema Service, based in Gosforth, Newcastle, has won the British Lymphology Society’s awards for ‘Innovation in Practice’ and ‘BestNovice Poster’.
The awards recognise St Oswald’s pilot Patient Education programme which was created by the nursing team after feedback from Lymphoedema patients. It offers the opportunity to access sessions about skin care, exercise and movement.