Advance Warning - Revised service on First Transpennine Express between Manchester Airport and Newcastle due to engineering works.
Some early morning trains between Manchester Airport and Newcastle will be replaced by buses between Leeds and York on Sunday.
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A look ahead at a lively start to the weekend
2,000 children from more than 100 primary schools flocked to Sandhaven at South Shields for the annual Sandcastle Challenge.
Sunderland is set to welcome the world famous Tall Ships race in July 2018. Now, it has been given the honour of starting the race.