Simon Henig, leader of Durham County council, says that more needs to be done to involve the public on devolution.Read the full story ›
A mainly dry start with long sunny spells, but continuing to feel cold.
Breezy but not as windy as yesterday.
Turning rather cloudier during the afternoon and evening.
Maximum Temperature 3°C.
Local council are being criticised for failing to talk to residents before signing up to deals to take back powers from Westminster.Read the full story ›
A look ahead at a forecast for the Tyne Tees region.Read the full story ›
Police say a man missing from Scotland has links to County Durham. Matthew Bowie, 83, has been missing from his home in Bishopbriggs since January 24. He is around 5 ft 8 inches in height, with a slim build and white/grey receding hair.
Extensive enquiries have been carried out since Mr Bowie was reported missing. His family is extremely concerned and anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland officers based at Kirkintilloch Police Office on 101.
Wintry showers will continue on and off overnight.
Clear skies between areas of showers will allow ice to form at times on untreated surfaces.
Please be aware of the potential for difficult driving conditions and some disruption.
Another very windy day with gales in places.
Sunny periods and a few showers, these showers wintry on hills.
Maximum Temperature 6°C.