Sunderland LIVE: Inspiring pictures, yellow weather warning and tackling Sunderland's 'nuisance seagulls' on Monday, January 12
Welcome to the LIVE blog – keep up to date with news from across the region on Monday, January 6.
Hello and welcome to the LIVE blog where we will bring you all your regional news until 10pm. This morning you're with me Candice until 2pm. Fiona will takeover this afternoon for all your evening news. If you have anything you think we need to know about get in touch on social media. Remember to keep refreshing this page for regular updates.