A look at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
A quick look at the weather forecast for the Bank Holiday weekend.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
A mainly dry morning with sunny spells. A few showers are expected to develop during the afternoon.
It will feel cool with a northwesterly breeze. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
A charity which helps tackle issues such as domestic violence and drug and alcohol abuse will receive a £233,000 Big Lottery grant.
The Cornforth Partnership, in Cornforth, has been awarded funding for its Healthy Changes project, a new scheme aimed at helping people develop healthy coping strategies through the support of community engagement.
It will see the introduction of new support services focused on healthy living, drug and alcohol awareness and domestic violence. There will be one-to-one sessions, group workshops and activities.
Their services will be open to everyone in the Cornforth parish but are particularly aimed at young people, aged 11 to 16-years-old, and residents living in poverty or with long standing health issues.
It is hoped the project will lead to the formation of new friendships and support networks, building a community where residents help one another.
The news that average rail fares could increase by around 3.5% next year sparked anger but also understanding among passengers in the region. Unions claim costs are rising too quickly for people, while the government says extra money is used to improve services.
Transport Minister Claire Perry says that, while the expected 3.5% increase could yet change, any extra money raised from fares goes back into continually improving the service:
Mickey Thompson, from the RMT Union, claims that a rise in rail fares would be unjust to passengers:
It has been an ongoing conversation via twitter, as Greggs urged Google to take down a fake logo that had been put on the company's profile and went viral when users searched "Greggs" on Google.
Greggs, the bakery chain, and Google, the internet service, took to twitter as they tried to rectify the problem as quickly as possible. The tone of conversation soon turned to bakery goods as Greggs tried to entice Google with donuts to act faster.
And now, with the company logo restored, Greggs has thanked Google by creating their name entirely out of sausage rolls.
After Greggs enticed Google to fix their fake logo with a picture offering donuts, Google have taken down the offensive image and tweeted a joking and apologetic response.
Earlier today, Greggs became a suspected victim of online hoaxing as someone posted an offensive fake logo when online users searched "Greggs" on Google.
Greggs, the bakery chain, have taken to twitter as news spreads of their online hoaxing. A fake logo now appears on the company profile on Google, which has gone viral.
Greggs were keen to stress that the change in logo was not their doing:
@osman_m funnily enough that isn't our doing! We're working with Google to get it fixed asap!
They have also jokingly offered Google an incentive for fixing the problem as soon as possible: