The Olympic bronze medallist from Hexham, Matt Wells, is organising a regatta and family fun day, to raise funds for his new charity to help talented young rowers. Ten of his Team GB team mates are taking part, including the gold medallists Kat Copeland from Teesside, and her partner Sophie Hosking.
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Kerrie Gosney brings you Saturday night's forecast
Durham Free School, which is to being closed down, is facing new criticism after pupils were told God designed the solar system.
Gales for hills overnight. Blustery Sunday with colder air digging in. Sunshine & scattered showers, showers turning wintry into Monday.