Derek Proud reports on how one of the Text Santa charities is helping a children's hospice on Tyneside.
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Sunday's Pollen for the North East region
Cladding from high-rise flats in 25 local authority areas has now proved to be potentially flammable in the urgent safety review.
Police have shed further light on the crash, which took place in Newcastle while people were celebrating Eid.