A baby who was diagnosed with lung cancer has won a "Little Star" bravery award from Cancer Research UK. Jessica May Fidling from Penshaw is only one year old.
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The Met Office have issued a yellow "Be Aware" warning of strong winds for the region for Sunday into Monday
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
Christmas Eve could be rather frosty and at present, Christmas Day looks like being cold and clear with one or two wintry showers