Simon Roberson from BT says the company is only in a position to cover two thirds of the North East with superfast broadband at the moment. He added, though, 90% of the whole country could have access to it soon.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
Plans to demolish nearly 500 homes and rebuild a County Durham housing estate have been dropped.
Cloudy at times but temperatures and humidity on the rise