Dr Paul Williams has called for firm and wide-ranging action to tackle childhood obesity in an upcoming government strategy.Read the full story ›
A charity founded by former Newcastle Falcons and Melrose star Doddie Weir has made its first investment into motor neurone disease researchRead the full story ›
North Yorkshire Police are urging members of the public in York to urgently report any sightings of a man wanted for recall to prison.
Rory McCrae, 49, was released on licence from HMP Humber on Friday 8 June 2018 and has since been recalled to prison.
He is of no fixed address but has previously resided in the York area.
Members of the public are urged not to approach McCrae and should dial 999 with any immediate sightings.
Warm sunshine developing inland but also some isolated heavy, perhaps thundery, showers.Read the full story ›
Two high-profile charity campaigners and award-winning journalist are among local heroes recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.Read the full story ›
The budget retail store, Poundworld, looks set to go into administration putting around 5,300 jobs at risk.Read the full story ›
Two branches of House of Fraser in the North East are set to close.Read the full story ›
A three-month celebration which starts on Friday 22 June and finishes on the weekend of the Great North Run, Sunday 9 September, 2018.Read the full story ›
37 year old Lee Ridley from Consett has won the final of the ITV show Britain's Got Talent.
Lee has cerebral palsy which has left him unable to speak and uses a tablet computer to deliver his comedy routine, performing as Lost Voice Guy.
Winning the series means Lee picks up the £250,000 prize and a spot on the Royal Variety Performance.