Rare footage of the shipbuilding industry from the Tyne Tees archive is being shown at this weekend's Whitley Bay film festival.
The documentary made in the 1980s followed the work of ships' pilots who worked on the River Tyne.
Frances Read takes a look at the footage:
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Northumbria Police were called to a flat on York Road in Whitley Bay just before 6.30pm on Tuesday August 25th.
The victim was found inside with stab wounds to his stomach and remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.
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Outbreaks of heavy rain gradually clearing through the morning, leaving a mainly dry but breezy day with some sunny spells.
A few sharp showers are possible in the evening though.
Maximum Temperature 20°C.
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The friends of two teenagers who died in the River Wear have made a video to warn of the dangers of drowning.
Chloe Fowler and Toni Beth Purvis lost their lives on a stretch of the river in Washington in 2013.
Frances Read reports.
Sunny spells continue as cloud rolls in from the south.
Cloudy overnight with outbreaks of rain spreading in from the south, mainly light, though some heavier outbreaks are likely towards the end of the night.
Becoming increasingly breezy overnight as southwesterly winds strengthen. Minimum Temperature 12°C.