Today is the official I Am Team GB event being held across the UK.
ITV and the National Lottery are hosting it, and it's designed to give YOU the chance to try your hand at a number of sports for free!
Sports clubs are opening their doors for free taster sessions with the main event in our region being held at the Gateshead International Stadium.
Take a look at some of the chatter on social media about it!
After a very mixed week there is some better news for the weekend.Read the full story ›
A fine and sunny start, and whilst some fair weather cloud could develop during the day, it will remain dry.
Although less humid than recently, it will be feeling warm in the sunshine.
Maximum Temperature 20 °C.
Local music fans spotted Coxhoe teenager Samantha Lavery, who looks just like former Geordie judge Cheryl, on an advert for The X Factor during Good Morning Britain this morning.
The X Factor returns on Saturday night and it looks like the North East will have an act in the mix!
A much brighter day with a fresher, less-humid feel.
Staying dry through the day with warm sunny spells and light southwesterly winds.
Maximum Temperature 21 °C.
After a dull and damp day things are set to get better... for now.Read the full story ›
Celebrations are underway in North Tyneside after young people in the borough achieved brilliant GCSE results.Read the full story ›
Teenage Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan, who has settled in Newcastle with her family, has today celebrated her first GCSE results.Read the full story ›