The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will hardly impact the NERead the full story ›
A series of road closures are planned across the A1 this week to allow for ongoing road improvements. Find out if you will be affected.Read the full story ›
More libraries across the region could be under threat as local authorities try to make cost savings.
Campaigners trying to save them say Government cuts mean less money is being spent on them.
A spokesperson for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has said: "We know libraries remain important to people - that's why councils will have almost £200 billion to spend on local services, including libraries, over the lifetime of this parliament".
Writer Ann Cleeves has said, the hit-TV series Vera would never have been created without libraries.
Watch Helen Pearson's special report for National Libraries Day:
Doctors from the North East joined thousands of junior doctors as they staged a "masked march" protest over pay and conditions.Read the full story ›
Occasional rain or showers, with some drier spells this weekendRead the full story ›
Dozens of junior doctors from our region are expected to take part in a protest against proposed changes to their contracts.Read the full story ›
There will be a host of events in libraries across the region to celebrate National Libraries Day. Find your nearest event here.Read the full story ›
Paul Brand's guests, including NE MPs James Wharton and Pat Glass, on EU membership and the plight of women hit by pension changes.Read the full story ›