The 5 year old's family were hoping to raise £700,000 to take him to the US for treatment
LISTEN: Unions Warn Government Over The Future Of Steel-Making On Teesside
Unions have issued a last-ditch plea to save hundreds of threatened jobs at the SSI steel plant in Redcar, warning that the livelihoods of thousands of families are at stake.
SSI announced a "pause'' in iron and steelmaking at its plant in Redcar on Friday.
That's as well as the mothballing of one of its coke ovens, raising fears about the future of steelmaking in the area.
Heart's reporter Martin Lindsay's been along to a press conference, held by the Community union earlier, and has this report.
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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