North Today: Duck race.
Northumbrian Water has sponsored the Grand Durham Duck Race organised by the Durham University Charities Kommittee (DUCK), which coincides with World Toilet Day.
The owner of the winning duck ticket will win pounds 1,000. To buy a race duck, text Duck to 60999. Tickets are available from the Durham Tourist Information Centre, Prince Bishops Shopping Centre, Durham Students Union and Clayport Library.