Site Director Andrew Birley says the dig team at Vindolanda have worked in grim conditions to discover a rewarding range of Roman artefacts during their first eight weeks of excavations this year.
The new season of excavations at Vindolanda, the Roman auxiliary fort south of Hadrian's Wall, have seen archaeologists battle snow and rain to find bones, hairpins and more.
As it prepares to open at Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum in Wallsend later this month, take a look at some objects from the British Museum's major Roman show.
Personnel and veterans who have sustained physical and mental injuries in Afghanistan and elsewhere will be involved in "everything we do", say archaeologists at the Northumberland fort.
Spectacular North Tyneside Roman bath house to benefit from Chancellor's economic plan for north-east
A Roman bath house which was rediscovered in 2014 after being lost for 200 years is among the sites to benefit from a six-point economic plan announced by George Osborne for the north-east.
A "blockbuster" exhibition will spend £690,000 in funding on a display across the Roman frontier, based around the story of the elite cavalry regiments who once roamed the land.
The team behind the proposed Sill discovery centre in Northumberland say they are on the brink of "something really special" after securing a huge investment from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The Underground Orchestra will invite their audience into the former coal waggonway and air raid shelter for a performance inspired by the north-east.
Curator Alix Collingwood says organisers at the Institute of Modern Art are "thrilled" with the first permanent gallery at the venue since it opened its doors in 2007.