Double Olympic medallist Dame Kelly Holmes has been back to Gateshead college today, to see how sports students taking part in her Educational programme are progressing.
Dame Kelly tells ITV Tyne Tees more about the initiative:
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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