The funeral of Chloe Fowler, who drowned in the River Wear last week, takes place later (1st August). She will be laid to rest at Sunderland Crematorium. The family are welcoming donations to the North East Air Ambulance Service.
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Predominantly dry over the coming few days with variable cloud & some sunshine. Cool start but daytime temperatures should recover a little
War veterans taking part in the walk of Britain got a singing send-off from school pupils in Northumberland.
A cast of the skull of St Bede - the English scholar who is considered to be the founder of English history - will go on display in Jarrow.