Pately Bridge residents tell ITV News they are thankful for the £2m flood defence installed in 2005, following Storms Ciara and Dennis.Read the full story ›
Residents have called on authorities to excavate an historic landfill site which is leaking waste onto Lynemouth Beach and into the sea.Read the full story ›
The baby lobster eggs are nurtured for three months before being set free to boost their survival chances.Read the full story ›
Warmer than average weather in November and December means grass is growing faster than normal this Christmas.Read the full story ›
A pub company has been fined £150,000 after its sewage treatment works polluted a nearby watercourse on Teesside.Read the full story ›
67 parks and green spaces across the North East have been judged to be some of the best in the country. Find out here if yours on the list.Read the full story ›
Ian Holt at Durham County Council talks about the cost of fly-tipping.
'Operation Stop' is a Durham County Council’s biggest ever crackdown on the illegal dumping of waste.Read the full story ›
We are being warned flash flooding could soon become a normal part of our summers.Read the full story ›
There's a warning that summer storms that have affected our region in recent years could become a regular occurrence. A report published today by the MET office warns that we are likely to get more intense rain storms as a result of climate change.