The 5 year old's family were hoping to raise £700,000 to take him to the US for treatment
Three North East Beaches Get Blue Flag
Three beaches in North Tyneside are among the best in Europe.
Tynemouth Longsands, King Edward's Bay and Whitley Bay south have all been given the prestigious Blue Flag Award.
It's the 20th year in a row they've been recognised for clean water, being litter free and 'top-notch' facilities.
Keep Britain Tidy says England can now boast more clean beaches than Cyprus or Mexico, and is ranked inside the global top 10.
The charity Mind has found authorities in our region spend an average of £137,000 a year on mental health services
Emergency services were called to Lucker, Belford, early this morning. An investigation is underway
Lindsey Weightman is now raising awareness of Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome, following the death of one of her babies
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