Ali hears how something as simple as better local bus services could help bring down unemployment figures
Unemployment is up AGAIN in the North East – Ali hears how something as simple as better local bus services could help bring those figures down as young people claim poor public transport is stopping them getting to job interviews.
There’s criticism of the Tour De France visit to North Yorkshire next year as works to improve roads in the county have led to reported gridlock and delays. Ali investigates whether a little bit of pain now is worth it for the benefits which will come next year…
Ali goes behind the scenes of the Globe in Stockton: once a magnet for international artists and shows, its future hangs in the balance now and relies on a grant from the National Lottery. Members of the public can see behind the scenes this weekend – but Ali has had a sneak preview and you can hear it on BBC Tees Breakfast from 6