Runners in the region are training for the Bupa Great North 10k. The race takes place on 23rd June and is very important to one man in particular. 19-year-old Toby Henderson has autism. Last year runners raised money for his foundation. This year, he's doing it himself.
More top news
Stephen Unwin and William McFall were handed whole life sentences for the brutal murder of 28-year-old Quyen Ngoc Nguyen last August.
The eastbound carriageway is currently closed and will be reduced to one lane in the coming days following a coach crash this morning.
Three horses have died in separate incidents at Hexham racecourse. The British Horseracing Authority has said it is investigating.