Snow warning for County Durham motorists

Motorists are warned to expect snowfall later this week as temperatures fall later this week.

Drivers spend an average of five days stuck in traffic last year, a study found.

Drivers spending five days a year stuck in traffic jams

Motorists in Newcastle and Sunderland spent five days of their lives stuck in traffic last year, a study has found.

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The accident happened at this junction.

Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

A cyclist has died after a road collision in Sunderland.

The incident happened just before midnight last night. Image by Google Maps.

Man cut free from car after late-night collision in Hartlepool

A man had to be cut out of a car by the emergency services after a collision in Hartlepool last night.

The fire service tweeted this picture from the scene.

Four-vehicle collision on busy stretch of A1

Four vehicles have been involved in a collision on the A1 this morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal accident.

Police appeal for witnesses after man dies in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal accident on a busy North East road.
Paul Mellor.

Man who died in A183 road smash is named

A man who died in a road accident has been named.

Tees Valley Airport.

Durham Tees Valley Airport welcomes Heathrow expansion announcement

Durham Tees Valley Airport has welcomed the confirmation from Transport Secretary Chris Grayling that the expansion of Heathrow Airport should result in more regional links.

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More than half of drivers say they don't feel safe in areas where street lights are dimmed or switched off.

Drivers left in the dark as North East councils switch off thousands of street lights

A third of street lights in the North East are being dimmed or switched off at night as councils look to save cash.

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Virgin's East Coast Mainline services have been delayed following the death on the line.

Train services on East Coast Mainline delayed after death on the tracks

Passengers using the East Coast Mainline between the North East and London are facing delays after a fatality on the line.
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Train fares overhaul aims to make buying cheapest tickets easier

An overhaul of Britain's rail fares is to be trialled to make it easier to buy the cheapest tickets.
The A19 at Peterlee. Credit: Google.

Three separate crashes cause delays on A19

Three separate road accidents are causing delays on the A19 in East Durham.

A photo taken from the traffic cameras of @NECATraffic of Testos Roundabout.

Delays after two-vehicle collision off A19 roundabout

Rush hour drivers have been warned they face possible delays after a two-vehicle collision on a busy A19 junction.
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A stretch of the A689 which is st to be closed

Major route in and out of the town is set to be closed for work

The eastbound carriageway of the A689 into Hartlepool will be closed for part of this weekend for re-surfacing.

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Parminder Dhinsa.

Grandmother named as woman who died after crash on A19 slip road

A woman who died when her car crashed with a bus on an A19 slip road has been named as Parminder Dhinsa.
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Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Pic: Katherine Cartwright.

Woman dies after coach and car crash on A19 slip road

A woman has died after a collision on an A19 slip road near Seaham, police have revealed.
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Network Rail is carrying out a6million maintenance programme on the track north of York.

Train users warned of weekend disruption between York and Newcastle

Train passengers have been warned of months of weekend disruption between North East stations and York.


Second-hand tyres putting drivers' lives at risk

Dangerous second-hand tyres are putting motorists' lives at risk, councils have warned - with a local authority finding one such tyre stocked to be 23 years old.
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The A1 will be closed between J65 and J66 while the North Dene footbridge at Birtley is replaced. Pic: Google Maps.

Drivers warned of A1 weekend closures as footbridge is replaced

A busy stretch of the A1 in the North East will be closed this weekend for replacement of a worn-out footbridge.

Neighbours from Claremont Apartments have called for a bus stop to be put outside their complex.

Passengers face struggle to catch bus after stop disappears

Elderly neighbours are calling for a rethink after a bus stop was installed in error near their homes - and then removed.

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