X Factor winner Joe McElderry surprised a group of fundraisers who are staging a collection at Newcastle United's home game against Chelsea.
A man accused of stalking X Factor winner Joe McElderry and his mother has been convicted of harassment.
Joe McElderry told a court today that he was left feeling scared and intimidated by a man accused of stalking him and his mother.
Finally, fans of Joe McElderry are being asked to spread the word that the venue for his concert tonight has had to be changed.
Messages on Facebook and Twitter are letting fans know the show has moved from the O2 arena in Newcastle to Rainton Meadows Arena near Durham.
Fans can use their original tickets for entry tonight.
Cancer patients in County Durham are now being treated closer to home after the opening of a new chemotherapy unit at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital.
The unit is a local treatment centre for local people - so it was only fitting that it was opened by a local celebrity.
You can watch the full report from Katie Oakes below.
X Factor star Joe McElderry has been at the opening of a new chemotherapy unit at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital today.
While he was there, we caught up with him to find out what the South Shields singer was up to at the moment.
Joe McElderry has been at the opening of a new chemotherapy unit at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital.
We asked him how important it was for local people to have a local treatment centre.
South Shields' Joe McElderry has been in Consett today opening a new £500,000 cancer unit at Shotley Hospital.
X Factor winner Joe McElderry is officially opening a new chemotherapy unit near Consett today.
The Woodlands Centre at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital cost half a million pounds to build.
It means patients will no longer have to travel to Durham for treatment.
Singer Joe McElderry has been speaking about receiving a very special award from the Variety Club.
Joe will be awarded the Silver Heart award at an award ceremony tonight.
The Silver Heart award is the charity's highest honour.
X Factor winner, and South Shields star, Joe McElderry will pick up a Variety Silver Award in Newcastle tonight at a special dinner that is being held in his honour.
'A Tribute to Joe McElderry' will be a celebration of Joe's life and career so far, where he will be presented with the Variety Silver Heart award.
Money raised on the evening will go towards the children's charity 'Variety'.