Police said they were increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 92-year-old man, who has been missing for four days. Thomas Diggle was last seen on Thursday evening in Corbridge, Northumberland.
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2,000 children from more than 100 primary schools flocked to Sandhaven at South Shields for the annual Sandcastle Challenge.
Sunderland is set to welcome the world famous Tall Ships race in July 2018. Now, it has been given the honour of starting the race.