A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after a house was set on fire while two adults and a child were inside.
Officers believe the fire was started deliberately and began after an accelerant was put through the letter box.
It happened at 1.30am this morning (21 September) in Bamburgh Close in Washington.
There were three people, two adults and a child, in the house at the time.
They managed to escape uninjured.
The fire is being treated as arson and police are appealing for witnesses.
Boris the Red Toed Tortoise was taken yesterday afternoon (20 September) and the hunt is on to see Boris safely returned home.Read the full story ›
If you're thinking about giving up smoking for October, here are the top five tips to remember to keep you going.Read the full story ›
All three lanes will be open between Leeming and Catterick, without roadworks, for the first time since the project began back in 2014.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA say they do not know what the oily substance is or where it is coming from but some birds have died from the trauma.Read the full story ›
The family of a care home resident who died last year after ingesting chlorine cleaning tablets has urged that "lessons must be learned".Read the full story ›
A man is in a serious but stable condition at the RVI after being knocked to the ground by a cow in Hexham.
Emergency services were called to the scene after the man, in his 60s, sustained a head injury from his fall.
He was treated on scene by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team before being flown to the RVI for ongoing treatment.
Angel of the North sculptor Sir Antony Gormley has revealed he was a prisoner in Iraq and in Lebanon.Read the full story ›