The local development plan shows housing allowances for 2020-23 will increase to 10,214, a rise of 1,879.
More than £2 million has been invested in north-east schools.
Plans have been lodged to add an extension to a north-east church.
A north-east road has been blocked after a crash.
Bats, otters and ancient woodland forces planning chiefs to recommend refusal for new homes in North-east
The presence of bats, otters and ancient woodland has seen council planning chiefs recommend refusal of proposals for a North-east housing development.
Concerns have been raised about council plans to close a number of public toilets in the North-east.
A North-east man and his dog have completed a sponsored 20-mile walk in aid of the charity supporting his wife through her illness.