BBC News for Tyne and Wear
Matfen Hall: Hotel U-turn after weddings cancelled amid price hike
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 19:51:51 GMT
In a statement, Matfen Hall says it was "never our intention to cause any upset".
Sam Fender surprises 11-year-old Wallsend fan
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:06:50 GMT
Jack's dream comes true after his hero Sam Fender arranges for him to perform at a concert.
First football match without heading welcomed by leading brain injury scientist
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:32:15 GMT
The first adult football match without heading set for later this month has been welcomed by a leading scientist for brain injuries.
Durham fire: Crews sent to Milburngate development
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:36:24 GMT
The blaze started in a wall of the shopping, leisure, office and housing complex in Durham.
Newcastle has first Covid care home death in six months
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:11:49 GMT
There has also been a "concerning" rise in cases amongst the over-65s, a health chief warns.
Sunderland e-scooters trial encourages drivers to ditch cars
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:50:01 GMT
The electric-scooter trial is extended until March 2022 so their impact can be further assessed.
Tyne Bridge's 'disgraceful' state emphasised by Great North Run
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:39:26 GMT
Sunday's half-marathon drew comments about the poor state of the Tyne Bridge, council leaders say.
Boy, 11, gives Tynemouth seal hospital biggest donation
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 05:13:07 GMT
Oliver raised more than £1,000 for the hospital which rehabilitates rescued seals.
Tyne and Wear fire bosses halt 'unacceptable' staffing axe plan
Mon, 13 Sep 2021 16:52:11 GMT
Under the proposals Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service aims to recruit up to 54 new firefighters.
Great North Run 2022: Founder promises South Shields return
Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:33:06 GMT
The half-marathon was re-routed this year to start and end in Newcastle to help social distancing.
Covid: People are vaccinated - so why are there so many cases?
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:20:29 GMT
More than four out of five UK adults are now fully vaccinated, but daily case rates remain high.
Why bonding over the Euros appeared to increase Covid cases in men
Sun, 01 Aug 2021 23:34:49 GMT
Psychologists say men need to be part of a group in order to vent their feelings and emotions.
Covid: Which children are being vaccinated and why?
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:57:18 GMT
All children aged 12-15 across the UK will be offered one dose of the Pifzer vaccine.
Why you shouldn't get a second Covid jab too early
Fri, 02 Jul 2021 06:21:34 GMT
A government scientific advisor tells Newsbeat why four weeks is too soon between Covid jabs.
Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow on his experience with Covid-19
Fri, 10 Sep 2021 07:34:47 GMT
Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow talks to The Sports Desk podcast about his experience with Covid-19.
Great North Run 2021: What to expect if you are taking part
Fri, 10 Sep 2021 14:23:00 GMT
This year's Great North Run will be very different from past events, including a change of route.
Drag Race UK queens: Covid 'pushed us creatively'
Thu, 19 Aug 2021 23:09:16 GMT
Newsbeat has spoken to all 12 queens taking part in the new series.
Cramlington red squirrel rope bridge helps cut road deaths
Wed, 18 Aug 2021 05:15:52 GMT
A bridge is helping protect red squirrels as they make a dangerous journey over a road for hazelnuts.
Tynemouth recycling unwanted buckets and spades
Sat, 07 Aug 2021 06:49:03 GMT
Children are encouraged to donate their unwanted beach toys to minimise single-use plastics.
Premiership Rugby: How will your team fare in the new 2021-22 season?
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:48:01 GMT
BBC Sport looks at the chances of all 13 sides ahead of the new Premiership rugby union season.