A look at what's happening across the region
Reports of slow traffic due to accident on A1(M) Southbound between J63 A167 / A183 (Chester-le-Street) and J62 A690 (Carrville).
The development of the former brewery site was halted in January when the construction firm Carillion collapsed.
Geordie TV star Ant McPartlin has been charged with drink driving
A bus driver has admitted causing death by careless driving after his single-decker surged across a road and killed a shopper.