Coca-Cola's Christmas truck has touched down in the north east which can only mean one thing...The holidays are coming!
The Coca Cola Christmas truck arrived at Tesco, Kingston Park which marks the vehicles sixth year in the region. The truck will be touring the north east as part of its 44 location visit across the UK.
Times and Dates
Nov 23 2016
1PM - 9 PM
Tesco Newcastle Upon Tyne, Brunton Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 2FP
Nov 24 2016
1PM - 9PM
Asda Sunderland Superstore, Leechmere Road, Industrial Estate, Sunderland, SR2 9TT
Just 55 days to go! Before you head out to start your shopping, read these frugal tips from north east mum Ashleigh SwanRead the full story ›
Warmer than average weather in November and December means grass is growing faster than normal this Christmas.Read the full story ›
The Bishop of Durham Paul Butler encourages the people of the North East to welcome refugees to the region in 2016.Read the full story ›
The Samaritans Charity is expecting a record number of calls from lonely and distressed people this Christmas.Read the full story ›
Have a watch the North East Gospel Choir's beautiful rendition of the festive tune 'Joy to the World', recorded at Trinity Church in Gosforth, Newcastle.
The words of the hymn were written by Isaac Watts, and it was first published in 1719. But we think it's stood the test of time!
The Brown family from Washington had just finished decorating the tree when they saw smoke coming from the living room.Read the full story ›
Kielder Winter Wonderland has been shut due to flooding of the surrounding area. The road between Bellingham and Kielder was judged impassable leaving access to the site limited.
Today would have been the last day the site was open. Organisers say they have emailed and texted those due to attend and are contacting customers about refunds.
At around 6am we became aware that the rainfall was very heavy. Between 6 and 7am the water river rose by around a metre.
Its our last day so we are hugely disappointed but health and safety is our priority."
Stefan Hughes was due to spend Christmas in Cockermouth but the hotel has been damaged by the floods.Read the full story ›
The West End Foodbank in Newcastle has reopened after a break-in on Monday. More than 700 toys have been donated in the past 48 hours.Read the full story ›