- Tyne Tees
Ensus - one of the UK's biggest biofuel makers - has temporarily halted production at its Wilton plant on Teesside
It says the high cost of wheat, which it processes to make biofuel, animal feed and carbon dioxide, means it's not competitive to continue production, but no staff are being laid off.
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Cloudy for most parts of the region on Monday morning. If there are any breaks, they will be to the south. Slow improvement through the day
Cloudy along the coast all day, brighter spells further west. Odd spit over Northumberland, but this risk diminishes throughout the day
Mainly dry weekend but cloud building and winds freshening with higher risk of showers into next week