The North of England is to have its own Field of Remembrance for the first time.
The field will be based in Saltwell Park in Gateshead, and will form the backdrop for a moving sea of thousands of wooden crosses.
More top news
Unlike previous years fans won't be escorted from the station, but streets will be lined with more officers than at any previous derbies.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
An acclaimed head teacher has appeared in court accused of sexual offences against a young boy.