Smash causes traffic delays on A19 in Sunderland

A two-vehicle smash on the A19 in Sunderland is causing delays for motorists.


One lane has reopened on the A19 following pile up

The A19 northbound now has one lane re-opened following the closure this morning near Peterlee due to a multi-vehicle collision.
Roadworks will be in place at Thinford roundabout.

Motorists being reminded of work starting on a major road

Drivers across the area are being reminded that roadworks are due to start on a busy County Durham road.

Photographer Dean Matthews spotted this errant trampoline in Blackwood Road, Town End Farm, last night

Homes without power and travel restrictions in place as high winds batter North East

Around 300 homes across Wearside, South Tyneside and Durham are without power after high winds battered the North East.
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The A19 southbound at the A1032 junction. Picture from Google Images.

North East traffic latest: broken down lorry closes one lane of A19

One lane of the A19 is closed southbound on Teesside.

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Virgin Trains operate services through Doncaster.

Death on the tracks causes delays on East Coast Main Line

A person has been hit by a train, causing major delays to a number of services this morning.


Air passengers can still fly despite strikes, British Airways announces

An airline has vowed to keep planes in the air during a strike by cabin crew.

The A19 northbound close to the A183 Chester Road junction.

Rush hour tailbacks on A19 after two vehicles crash

Delays hit the A19 northbound after a collision near to a junction.
Newcastle International Airport achieved an on-time performance of more than 90% last year.

Newcastle named the world's most punctual small airport

Newcastle International Airport has been announced as the most punctual small airport in the world, with nine out of 10 flights leaving and arriving on time.

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An Arriva train

Rail workers to be balloted over strike action

Rail workers are to be balloted for strike action over a pay row.

Ice is forecast across the UK

Forecasters warn of icy start to Bank Holiday Monday

If you're planning to go out and about on Bank Holiday Monday, you might want to leave it until lunchtime.

Have you been using your car this festive period? Picture: PA.

Motorists warned not to start 2017 on 'a flat note'

Motorists have been warned they could start 2017 on "a flat note" if they leave their cars idle for too long.

Thousands of families have joined the festive getaway from Newcastle Airport.

Thousands make festive getaway from Newcastle Airport

Newcastle International Airport is flying high for the festive season with its annual Christmas Getaway now in full swing.
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Work on the A688 starts in the New Year

Delay warning as scheme to widen North East road starts in New Year

Work to increase capacity on a busy North East road starts in the New Year.

The A19 is partially closed southbound after a man died after falling from a viaduct

A19 partially closed after man falls from viaduct

A man has died after falling from a viaduct on the A19.

The A19 in Sunderland. Credit: Google.

Vehicle fire closes A19 in Sunderland

A vehicle fire has closed part of the A19 in Sunderland.

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The A1 Western Bypass at the MetroCentre. Picture from Google Images.

Accident causes MetroCentre Christmas shopping traffic nightmare

Shoppers face traffic chaos after an accident closed part of one of the region's busiest roads.

Talks aimed at averting a pre-Christmas strike by baggage handlers and other staff at 18 airports will be held at Acas this week. Pic: PA.

Talks aim to avert airport baggage handlers strike as Christmas of discontent grows

Talks aimed at avoiding strikes by baggage handlers and other staff at airports including Newcastle will be held at Acas this week.

The Christmas getaway is more spread out this year. Pic: PA.

Why this year's Christmas getaway might not mean roads chaos

This year's festive getaway may be less congested than usual - because Christmas falls on a weekend.

Will roadworks affect your journeys in the run-up to Christmas?

Where will roadworks hamper my Christmas week preparations?

The countdown for Christmas has started for many people as they finish work - but where will journeys be affected roadworks as they prepare for the big day?

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