A new survey claims that an important service, which offers free breakfasts for school-children, is in rapid decline.
'Breakfast Clubs' give youngsters food, if their parents can't afford to. Schools have to fund it themselves but many are struggling to raise the cash.
More top news
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
Chantelle Connelly, 27, denies GBH on the 22-year-old she had been speaking to in a Newcastle bar in October
Residents in Sacriston have been told to keep their windows closed due to smoke in the area.