The world of darts will remember commentator Sid Waddell today as his friends and family gather for his funeral.
Northumberland born Waddell died earlier this month from bowel cancer. He was 72.
He was one of the most recognisable figures in the sport, famed for his unique one-liners.
More top news
Police are appealing for witnesses after what they are calling an arson attack on a bird hide.
An E-fit has been issued of a man who may be connected with the disappearance of a toddler more than 35 years ago.
Two people have been convicted of a 'violent' attack at a Gateshead pub.