A memorial bench to remember Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry will be unveiled outside South Shields Town Hall today.Read the full story ›
A record 43,127 people crossed the finishing line at this year's Great North Run - can you spot yourself among them?Read the full story ›
Police investigating a burglary in South Shields have released images of two men they would like to speak to.
There was a burglary at Harton Technology College, in Lisle Road, in the early hours of 22 July.
Officers believe the men pictured could hep with enquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
Matt Hadden was surprised by Sir Mo Farrah on Friday ahead of the Great North Run. He was the final person to cross the finish line.Read the full story ›
After getting engaged at the finish line of the 2016 event, Laura Cort and Christina Richter decided to return a year later to say 'I do'.Read the full story ›
A collection of runners who have crossed the finish line in this year's Great North Run. Well done to everyone, send us your photos.Read the full story ›
High numbers of metro passengers as a result of the Great North Run is causing delays on the Metro lines.
Nexus which runs the service is urging travellers to remain patient.
The crowds have cleared at Haymarket, Heworth and Pelaw. Queue time at South Shields returning to Newcastle is approximately 90 minutes.
Apologies for some trains being held at signals between Hebburn and South Shields. The pauses are to regulate power supply #GreatNorthRun
Where trains are briefly held up between stations don't worry, we will be back on the move within a few minutes #GreatNorthRun
There are delays of 20 minutes in the Coast area due to congestion caused by the Great North Run. We are working to clear the disruption.
A fitting tribute to Mike Neville, the man who fired the starting gun at the very first Great North Run in 1980.Read the full story ›
The mastermind of the world's biggest half marathon has officially started the race for the first time since it began in 1980.
Brendan Foster had the honour of firing the starting gun to set the 57,000 runners on their way.
The man described as Great Britain's greatest ever athlete has done it once again.
Mo Farah has defended his title, claiming a 4th consecutive Great North Run win.
It is the runner's 5th win at the world's biggest half marathon.
It was a close call for Farah who left it until the 200 meter mark to break away from New Zealand runner Jake Robertson
Farah finished the race in a time of 1 hour and 6 seconds.