Three truck-loads of Christmas decorations are being taken to soldiers in Afghanistan. They were donated following an appeal by a sergeant's wife - who was worried that December wouldn't be festive enough for the troops.
Lisa Ferris, from Ripon in North Yorkshire, emailed companies around the country for help. One in Liverpool agreed to give hundreds of decorations - and deliver them too.
You can see the full report from Jonny Blair below.
More top news
The Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat has tonight left the club.
Plans are underway to transform Auckland Castle into a major tourist destination with the help of a £10 million grant.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.