The North East's own Cheryl Cole has thanked the fans who both were and were not able to make the final Girls Aloud's ten year celebration tour.
The band have announced that they will be splitting after their time together.
Girls Aloud have announced that they will split after ten years together. The announcement came through the band's official Twitter page late last night,.
A tweet sent said: "We have now come to the end of our incredible time together."
You can read the full statement below:
The message was sent after the girls came off stage in Liverpool on the last night of their 10-year celebration tour.
The band had previously hinted of a split after confessing they had no further plans past the tour.
Entertainment website Digital Spy has reported that pop group Girls Aloud have confirmed that they have split up.
A tweet sent by the band's official account said: "Your love and support will stay with us forever but we have now come to the end of our incredible time together."
Police on Tyneside say Girls Aloud fans could have vital information after shot gun raid took place near to where the girl band launched their come back tour.
The daylight heist happened outside the Grosvenor Casino on St James' Boulevard in Newcastle at about 3.50pm on Thursday, 21 February.
Girls Aloud fans are being asked to help detectives solve a crime in Cheryl Cole's home town.
A shot gun raid took place at outside the Grosvenor Casino in Newcastle on Thursday 21st February, just metres from where the girl band performed at the Metro Radio Arena.
Three people have been arrested but police think there may have been more people involved.
Detectives investigating the robbery are asking fans who may have seen anything to contact them.
Girls Aloud will take to the stage once again tonight, on a reunion tour, and they are starting it off right here in the North East.
The event gets underway this evening at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle.
Watch the full report from Kenny Toal below.
Fans have been queuing since six o'clock this morning to get a prime spot for tonight's Girls Aloud gig in Newcastle.
Former X Factor star, and Middlesbrough lass, Amelia Lily has announced that she will be supporting Girls Aloud on their UK tour.
Amelia Lily was a finalist in the 2011 series of X Factor and has gone on to release two hit singles.
Amelia Lily will share the stage with geordie royalty Cheryl Cole as they kick off their tour in Newcastle tomorrow (February 21st).
For more details on the tour, click here.