Warmer than average weather in November and December means grass is growing faster than normal this Christmas.Read the full story ›
A pub company has been fined £150,000 after its sewage treatment works polluted a nearby watercourse on Teesside.Read the full story ›
67 parks and green spaces across the North East have been judged to be some of the best in the country. Find out here if yours on the list.Read the full story ›
Ian Holt at Durham County Council talks about the cost of fly-tipping.
'Operation Stop' is a Durham County Council’s biggest ever crackdown on the illegal dumping of waste.Read the full story ›
We are being warned flash flooding could soon become a normal part of our summers.Read the full story ›
There's a warning that summer storms that have affected our region in recent years could become a regular occurrence. A report published today by the MET office warns that we are likely to get more intense rain storms as a result of climate change.
Experts say the hole, which opened up in Hotspur Street in Alnwick yesterday, needs to be cleared before it can be re-filled.
Northumberland County Council says, hopefully, Hotspur Street, where the hole appeared, will re-open tomorrow afternoon.
Traffic has been diverted after part of a road collapsed in Alnwick in Northumberland.
It first appeared on Hotspur Street and has since grown in size.