Chris France, Director of Planning, has been speaking to ITV News about the importance of the decision being made about whether a potash mine can be built near Whitby in North Yorkshire.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead