To celebrate the return of Girls Aloud to the region on their 'Ten' tour, we put together a gallery to show ten years of Girls Aloud.
An exclusive documentary about North East star Cheryl Cole will be aired on ITV2 tonight at nine o'clock.
Heaton-born superstar Cheryl Cole has confirmed Girls Aloud are back on the road and their first gig will be in Newcastle
Girls Aloud have reunited for a tour next year, opening with two dates in Cheryl Cole's hometown of Newcastle upon Tyne.
The group announced their plans at a press conference on Friday.
The 12-date tour will open in Newcastle with two gigs on February 21 and 22.
.They also confirmed the release of their new single, Something New, on November 18.
A greatest hits album, called Ten, will also be released.
This year marks a decade since they were put together by the ITV show Popstars: The Rivals and claimed their first number one with Sound Of The Underground.
Cheryl Cole returns to the X Factor tonight as a guest mentor, helping Gary Barlow. The singer from Newcastle has ruled out returning as a judge, two years after she left and was replaced by Tulisa Contostavlos.
Viewers will find out tomorrow who has made it through to the live shows.
Cheryl Cole and Will.i.am have been injured in a car crash in Los Angeles.
They were left with whiplash after a minor accident early yesterday (Wednesday) after leaving a studio following a long recording session.
According to reports, Will.i.am was driving a Cadillac which hit a parked car.
Pop star Cheryl Cole says she has been subjected to vicious attacks, on Twitter and Facebook, for more than a year.
Cheryl, 29, spoke about the cyber bullies in an interview with Grazia magazine and said that she could relate to the teenagers helped by her charity, The Cheryl Cole Foundation.
– Cheryl Cole
I get what these kids have gone through because I had a tough upbringing and I understand what it feels like to get bullied like some of them.
In the last few years, I've been bullied on Facebook and Twitter. It's evil and very public.
People judge my appearance and hair, and say that I look fat.
The Cheryl Cole Foundation helps The Prince's Trust work with young people in the North East. Through it beneficiaries learn new skills and build their confidence.
– Cheryl Cole
I want to help these young people because I know how it feels to come out on the other side and be someone who achieves.
Cheryl Cole could be heading for a Christmas number one - not in the music charts, but in the list of bestselling books. The singer from Newcastle has just signed a lucrative book deal with publisher HarperCollins for her tell-all autobiography.
Reporter Jonny Blair caught up with Cheryl as she visited Newcastle to promote the launch of her new album
Fans of Geordie singer Cheryl have come from all over the country to see the star at Newcastle's HMV.
Some of her die hard followers are following her around the country, eager to spend as much time with her as possible.