Newcastle City Council will use the money to sweep the streets, remove dog mess, erase graffiti and cutback overgrown shrubbery.Read the full story ›
A band of heavy rain will spread eastwards during Tuesday morning, quickly turning to snow on high level routes above 300 metres and to lower levels for a time before it clears.
Accumulations of 5-10 cm of snow are likely above 300 metres, much of this falling in a short period.
At lower levels, amounts will be much more variable with a few cm possible in some places while others will just see sleet and rain.
The Transport Committee is launching an inquiry into the InterCity East Coast rail franchise.Read the full story ›
Emma brings you Sunday Nights forecastRead the full story ›
Emma brings you Saturday's forecastRead the full story ›
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Tyne Tees region.Read the full story ›
Councillors have voted to strip Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Newcastle, seven years after she received the honour.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating potential "financial irregularities" at Hartlepool United.Read the full story ›