Delays as accidents hit A19 and A1

There were delays after accidents on two of the region's busiest roads this morning.
Amanda Jayne White's image of the Seven Kestrel, as seen from the Headland.

Huge vessel’s visit captured by college art teacher

An artist’s take on a vessel’s visit to Hartlepool’s dock has won a following across the world - and a chance for her to get a behind the scenes look at its work.

Northern operates services in the High Peak.

Rail passengers face further disruption as fresh strike is called - on Grand National Day

Workers at three rail operators are to stage a fresh 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National, as a bitter dispute over staffing and the role of conductors continues.
Accident on the A179 into Hartlepool.

Traffic tailbacks following incident in Hartlepool

Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident on the A179 into Hartlepool.

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Queuing traffic on the A19.

Nine-vehicle smash causes rush-hour chaos on A19

A nine-vehicle collision on the A19 is causing rush-hour delays for drivers

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The A179 at Sheraton. Picture from Google Images.

Delays after accident on Hartlepool road

An accident meant delays for Hartlepool drivers this morning.

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A Northern Rail train.

Northern Rail runs 40% of service on day of strike action

Train company Northern Rail says it has been able to run less than half of its normal service after workers took part in a 24-hour walkout.

Coun Bill Dixon. 
Picture by: Keith Taylor

Where are the two new road crossings planned for the River Tees?

Plans are set to be discussed on a new road routes to cross the River Tees.

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The incident took place on the A174. Image by Google Maps.

Pedestrian dies in early-morning collision

A pedestrian has died after a tragic road traffic collision in the early hours of this morning.

Northern Rail staff are set to go on a 24-hour strike

Train strike expected to cause misery for thousands of commuters

A planned 24-hour strike by Northern Rail staff is expected to cause misery for commuters in the North East today.

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A Northern Rail train.

Rail services set to be affected by strike action

Train services in the North East are to be affected after workers announced they will take industrial action on Monday.

Ethan Owens fought for his life for eight days after the accident.

Hartlepool boy Ethan Owens loses his fight for life, eight days after being knocked down

Hartlepool schoolboy Ethan Owens has lost his eight-day fight for life after being knocked down in a road accident in the town.

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There has been heavy traffic on the A19.

Two separate crashes cause delays on A19

Motorists have been facing heavy delays after two separate incidents on the A19 this morning.
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Newcastle Airport fears losing 900,000 passengers to Scotland as SNP plans to cut Air Passenger Duty

Transport chiefs have warned passengers may choose Scottish airports as Air Passenger Duty is devolved to Scotland if the Government fails to act.

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The road to Alnmouth Station.

Delays on East Coast mainline after person is hit by train

The East Coast mainline is blocked after a person was struck by a train in Northumberland.
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Easington Road

Delays expected as work gets underway on new Hartlepool crossing

Motorists are being warned to expect delays as work on a new crossing on one of the main roads in and out of Hartlepool starts on Monday.  

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Coach fire on A1M.

Dramatic coach fire on the A1M today

Fire crews were called to the A1M to tackle a coach on fire.

Nine-year-old critical in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being knocked over by car

A nine-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after he was knocked over by a car near Hartlepool Marina.
Here's what to do if your flight is delayed due to Storm Doris. Picture: Pixabay.

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As Storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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The incident happened on the A19 southbound near the A689 turn off. Image copyright Google Maps.

One horse hit by vehicle after ponies run loose on A19

Four horses caused a closure on the A19 after they got loose from a field near Hartlepool.

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