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Council warning as three-weeks of resurfacing work is set to close road

Motorists are being warned to watch out for roadworks in a Hartlepool street starting next week.

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Crash on the A19 near Elwick. Credit: Cleveland & Durham RPU

Driver escapes with minor injuries after A19 lamppost smash

A driver has had a lucky escape after their car left the A19 and collided with a lammpost today.

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40% of drivers say they avoid driving to shops due to problems finding a space.

Drivers spend 44 hours a year looking for a parking space

Drivers spend an average of 44 hours a year searching for a parking space, according to new research.
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One of the new trains takes shape.

New £580million Northern train fleet is taking shape

The first of the new units which will make up the new £580million Northern train fleet have rolled off the production line.

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The collision happened at the traffic light junction of Jesmond Road and Chester Road, Hartlepool. Pic: Google Maps.

Two in hospital after scooter and car collide in Hartlepool

A scooter rider and his passenger are in hospital after being involved in a crash with a car in Hartlepool.

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Barry Coppinger, Cleveland Police Crime Commissioner.  Picture by FRANK REID

New road safety initiative for school children aims to drive down road deaths

A new road safety initiative aimed at driving down road deaths is being introduced across the Cleveland Police area.

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Grand Central rail users at stations such as Sunderland and Hartlepool can soon benefit from buying Advance fares just 10 minutes before departure.

North-East rail firms agree to sell cheaper tickets up to just 10 minutes before journeys begin

Rail firms operating throughout the North East are among those who have agreed to sell passengers cheaper tickets up to just 10 minutes before their journey begins.
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The incident happened on Seaton Lane. Image by Google Maps.

Teenage motorcyclist left with broken leg after colliding with tree in Hartlepool

A teenage motorcyclist was left with a broken leg after leaving the road and colliding with a tree in Hartlepool.

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Eight out of 10 drivers ignore 20mph speed limits, according to new Department for Transport figures.

Eight out of 10 drivers ignore 20mph speed limits

20mph speed limits go ignored by 80 per cent of drivers, according to new data.

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Northern staff will strike again next week.

Rail strike timetable revealed for Sunderland, Seaham, Hartlepool, Seaton Carew and Billingham passengers

Rail bosses have announced their emergency timetable to cover the latest in a series of strikes in a long-running safety dispute.
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Seaton Lane, Hartlepool. Picture from Google Images.

One man taken to hospital with serious injuries after road accident in Hartlepool

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a road accident in Hartlepool.
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The A19 southbound between Wingate and Elwick

A19 reopens after accident which caused four miles of standing traffic

Traffic queued for four miles on the A19 southbound after an accident in County Durham this afternoon.
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The scene of a crash on the A19 at Easington. Credit: Durham Constabulary.

Car and lorry involved in A19 crash

Part of the A19 is blocked following a crash between a car and a lorry.

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A truck has shed its load on the A19 near Seaham. Credit: @DurhamRPU

A19 reopens after truck sheds its load

The road has reopened after a truck shed its load on the A19.
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Skelton Street

Yobs cutting car brake pipes in Hartlepool streets slammed for risking lives

Yobs who cut the brakes of eight vehicles in an overnight crime spree in Hartlepool have been slammed for putting lives at risk.

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The Great North Air Ambulance lands near the scene of the crash in Thornaby. Credit: GNAA

Man fighting for life in hospital after horror smash

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after a horror smash.
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The incident took place on Saturday. Image: Google Maps.

Pedestrian seriously injured after colliding with car on A19

A pedestrian was left seriously injured after a road incident on the A19.

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Police are still investigating the collision, which happened at Westgate Sports Centre. Pic: Google Maps.

Woman arrested over Eid crowd car crash is released on bail

A woman arrested after she crashed her car into a crowd following Eid celebrations with her family has been released on bail.

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Hartlepool RNLI rescued four people from the water. Photo credit: RNLI.

Jet ski tragedy near Hartlepool averted as four rescued by lifeboat

Lifeboat crews launched a dramatic sea rescue at Seaton Carew last night as a jet ski tragedy was averted.
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Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

Train travellers face three days of disruption after union leaders called a new strike amid the continuing row over rail safety.
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