The Met Office predicts the region will be hit by localised heavy snow showers over the weekend with snowfall of up to 15cms in some areas.Read the full story ›
Becoming markedly colder with raw winds and some snow. Frost and ice by nightRead the full story ›
Interim barriers have been installed next to Rochdale Canal in Greater Manchester, following the death of Northumbrian student Charlie Pope.Read the full story ›
Paul Brand and guests on the political storm blowing in from Russia - and the plight of farmers, battered by the winter weather.Read the full story ›
Northumbria Healthcare will be the first acute trust in the North East to go truly smoke-free and is leading the way in the region’s NHS.Read the full story ›
WEATHER WARNING: Friday 5pm - Saturday 9am
A band of rain and hill snow will increasingly turn to snow to lower levels through Friday evening and overnight into Saturday.
This band will gradually ease during Saturday morning as it moves south-westwards, allowing ice to form as it clears.
Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.
Icy patches are likely on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.
The futuristic looking structure, which is rectangular and covered in foliage, is said to have the ability to filter pollutants.Read the full story ›