Journey South, who came third on The X Factor in 2005, were at James Arthur's local pub last night to watch him go through to the final two.
More top news
Gale force winds and spells of rain to start the weekend. The Met Office have now issued a warning
Paul Brand meets more parliamentary candidates in our last political programme before the General Election. Watch it here:
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.