Tyne Tees Politics

Tom Sheldrick: How the pandemic has overshadowed all in 2020

Our Political Correspondent Tom Sheldrick reflects on the year that nobody could have predicted.

Nine North East areas in next wave of community testing for Covid-19 

Nine areas in the North East are in the next wave of community testing for Covid-19, the government has announced. 

Peerages for former Archbishop of York and former Darlington MP

Dr John Sentamu retired as the Archbishop of York in June. Jenny Chapman was the Labour MP for Darlington between 2010 and 2019.