Newcastle University research shows thousands of extra care home places will be needed for the growing number of older people.Read the full story ›
Sunderland manager Simon Grayson admits his side must be wary of Sheffield Wednesday’s strike force.Read the full story ›
After a day of sunshine and showers further rain is on the way.Read the full story ›
Rail passengers in the region face the biggest rise in fares for four years at the start of next year.Read the full story ›
Bereaved families of the 22 people killed during the Manchester Arena attack will receive £250,000 each from public donations.Read the full story ›
People in Sunderland have seen a milestone development on the New Wear Crossing site.Read the full story ›
Early this morning officers were informed a car was on fire in Success Road in Shiney Row in Houghton.Read the full story ›
Early cloud and rain will clear to sunny spells during the morning.
Well-scattered heavy showers are likely to slowly develop through the day, perhaps with a chance of thunder.
Maximum temperature 20 °C.