In the build up to our Christmas fundraising campaign Text Santa's live show this Friday evening, we're looking at how the money raised will benefit people here in the North East.
Alzheimer's Society is one of the six charities chosen. It funds dementia support workers and pays for activities for people living with dementia and their carers.
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Breezy and often cloudy, although much milder with bright spells in the east.
Scattered outbreaks of rain are possible, mainly in the west, perhaps heavier over the Pennines by evening.
Maximum Temperature 11C.
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Rather cold and largely dry with some sunny spells in the morning, and just a few isolated showers possible.
The sunshine will turn hazy late in the afternoon as cloud spreads in from the west. Maximum Temperature 6C.
The first charity we are going to see is the Teenage Cancer Trust. They fund specialist units like the one at the Great North Children's hospital, which allow young people to support one another and improve what can be a very isolating situation.
Cameron Asprey from Teesside was given the all clear four years ago: