Many people who live in the area where the potash mine could be built say that they are worried that, if built, it could spoil one of England's most beautiful areas.
More top news
Police are looking for witnesses of a crash in Sunderland which left a man with serious head injuries.
A 14-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a collision in Ripon this morning.
School leavers from the North East are some of the least likely to go to university in England, according to new research.