The Government has announced it's spending £71.6m on projects to grow the North East's economy.
Armed Police Surround House In Chester-Le-Street
Durham Police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted robbery in Chester-le-Street
A 19 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery at a Sainsbury's in The Avenue.
Earlier armed officers, Police dogs and several vehicles surrounded a house in Grey Avenue.
They say Police will remain in the area while they search the property.
Durham Police have told Heart they got a call from a concerned member of the public over the safety of a man in the house.
They said there is the possibility of a knife involved.
It happened shortly after midnight on Thursday January 18th on Scotswood Road
25 North East schools have been named on a list of under-performing schools in the country
Five organisations in the North East feature in this year's Top 100 Employers list, released today by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall
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