Northumbria Police will condense six force command areas into three.
- Northumberland and North Tyneside will become NORTH
- Newcastle and Gateshead will become CENTRAL
- Sunderland and South Tyneside will become SOUTH
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Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.