Children born in parts of the North East could be expected to live 15 fewer years in good health when compared with parts of the south.Read the full story ›
One lane is blocked on the A167 southbound between B1307 Sandyford Road and A186 City Road / A186 Mosley Street / Pilgrim Street (Swanhouse Roundabout).
It is blocked due to an accident involving three vehicles.
A charity is holding a ceremony later to celebrate the arrival of seven new ambulances it will use to take cancer patients to and from hospital.
Daft as a Brush already gives patients 10,000 free lifts every year. The new vehicles will mean that number could rise to 14,000 in 2015. Each of the new ambulances is sponsored by a school.
Cloudy for most parts of the region on Monday morning. If there are any breaks, they will be to the south. Slow improvement through the dayRead the full story ›
Cloudy along the coast all day, brighter spells further west. Odd spit over Northumberland, but this risk diminishes throughout the dayRead the full story ›
Overnight mist and fog will clear slowly. Mainly dry with some bright or sunny intervals developing by the afternoon.
Light winds. Becoming cloudier again during evening with possible drizzle overnight. Maximum temperature 19 °C.
A look at the weekend forecast for the Tyne Tees regionRead the full story ›
A woman who was reported missing in Redcar has been located by police in Middlesbrough. Cleveland Police thanked the public for help with sharing the appeal to find Kayleigh McFarlane.