A council planning committee has approved plans for 300 new homes and student accommodation on a golf course in Durham. Councillors voted 11 - four in favour of the development, despite strong opposition.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead