More than 60 horses, from Cavalry to pack ponies, will be at Beamish Museum this weekend to illustrate the story of First World War horsesRead the full story ›
A six month exhibition has opened today to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
It commemorates the sacrifice the people of County Durham made during the Great War.
Visitors learn through personal stories how soldiers, nurses, chaplains and civilian industry workers all helped in the war effort.
Kris Jepson's report begins with the words of one soldier who died at the Somme:
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93-year-old Donald Nicholson, from Houghton-le-Spring, was a flight engineer in the RAF and saved his comrades' lives after helping to land a burning plane.
As Frances Read reports, it's a story with a happy ending:
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One of Sunderland's greatest military heroes is being honoured this week at centenary commemorative celebrations.Read the full story ›
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More than 3,000 poppies from the Tower of London sculpture, which was installed to mark the centenary of World War One last year, will go on display in Northumberland.
The Woodhorn Museum in Ashington will be the first venue outside London to display the 'Weeping Window' section of the 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' sculpture as part of the UK tour of the installation.
"Remembering WW1 through the poppies is very important to this part of the world because of our mining heritage. Thousands of miners went to fight in WW1.
"The Northumberland archives are here and it is a spectacular location."
Five million people visited the display in London, which was created by artists Paul Cummins and designed by Tom Piper, while it was at the Tower of London between August and November last year.
888,246 poppies were individually placed, each one to represent the death of a member of the British and Colonial forces of the First World War.
Today marks the centenary of the bombardment of Hartlepool, Scarborough and Whitby.
One hundred years ago today five German battle cruisers struck the North East coast. Many civilians were killed and injured.
People in Hartlepool are marking the centenary this morning.
Tributes will be paid this morning to those killed on the North Yorkshire coastline in the First World War bombardments exactly 100 years ago.
Hundreds of shells rained down on Scarborough before German warships attacked Whitby in 1914. 20 people were killed and hundreds more injured.
Lindy Rowley is from the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre.