- Tyne Tees
Tynemouth Metro Station has hosted a special Diamond Jubilee festival.
The free event was opened by North Tyneside Mayor Linda Arkley, and was an afternoon packed with family entertainment.
Visitors were also able to admire the newly renovated historic roof, which has taken a year to complete at a cost of around £3.6 million.
The station is officially re-opening in July.
Sixty beacons were lit along Hadrian's Wall last night to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
The regions Sea Cadets have taken to the River Thames with a one thousand strong flotilla in the Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
Dr John Sentamu pays tribute at a Jubilee garden party at his residence.