Hello and welcome to the ChronicleLive and Teesside Live breaking news blog for Sunday, June 9, 2019.
We will be bringing you regular updates throughout the day of all the breaking news and sport across the North East region.
We have pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle, Teesside and North East traffic, weather forecasts, crime and council news too.
It’s Kieran Murray here and I’ll be keeping you updated on what’s going on across the North East including the latest on the roads.
If you would like to get in touch with us today about any breaking news, here are my details:
Phone: 0191 201 6106
You can reach the Teesside Live newsdesk on 01642 234 262 and the ChronicleLive newsdesk on 0191 201 6446.
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