Tributes have been paid to Newcastle United's ``legendary tea lady'' who has died aged 90 after serving the club for half a century.
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.
Police in Newcastle have released images of men they want to speak to, after thousands was spent using stolen bank cards
Police are reassuring parents at a school in Morpeth after a malicious message was sent regarding pupil safety
A woman has been left with serious injuries after falling out of a moving car on the A69 near Hexham
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