Geordie popstar Cheryl Cole surprised children at a school on Tyneside by turning up to judge a talent competition. The singer visited Tyneview Primary in Newcastle to see year 5 pupils who had been working on a project about Cheryl's rise to stardom.
To mark the end of the school year, the pupils were singing and performing a dance routine to her No1 hit Fight For This Love.
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The constituency of Stockton South includes relatively affluent areas like Yarm and Eaglescliffe.
Stockton North includes the northern part of the borough along with nearby villages such as Wolviston.
The former Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, used to represent this coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne.