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Three-car crash leads to tailbacks on A19

Motorists are facing delays after a three-car crash on the A19 this morning.

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Nothern Rail is urging customers to check before using its trans-Pennine service

North East rail passengers urged to check before travelling after Manchester bomb attack

Northern Rail is urging customers to check before they travel in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack.

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A Northern Rail train

Union calls off Northern Rail strike after Manchester attack

A rail union has called off planned strike action after the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Car parking at Seaton Carew . Picture by FRANK REID

Changes to Seaton Carew’s controversial parking scheme to be discussed

Councillors will today be asked to approve a series of changes to Seaton Carew’s controversial parking charges following feedback from residents and businesses.

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The A66 at Ravensworth. Credit: Google.

Hartlepool lorry driver left shaken after serious collision causes life-changing injuries to couple

A Hartlepool lorry driver has been involved in serious collision in which a man and woman suffered life-changing injuries.
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The aftermath of the crash in Skelton Street.

Hartlepool crash girl still in serious condition say police

An 11-year-old girl who was knocked down with two of her friends when a car mounted the kerb in Hartlepool is still in a serious condition, police have confirmed.

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Damage to a lamppost in Skelton Street, Hartlepool.

Man bailed by police after car mounts kerb in Hartlepool injuring three children

A man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving has been bailed after a Hartlepool collision left three child pedestrians injured.
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Air ambulance treats quad bike rider at Wheatley Hill.

A man is fighting for his life following a quad bike accident in East Durham

A man had to be placed in an induced coma following a quad bike accident.
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The RAC said the number of pothole-related breakdowns is a concern after a mild and comparatively dry winter.

Pothole-related breakdowns are soaring, despite mild winter

Pothole-related breakdowns surged in the first three months of 2017, according to new figures.

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The crash happened between the Durham Road and Chester Road junctions. Image copyright Google Maps.

Delays as crash closes one lane of A19 in run-up to rush hour

Two vehicles have been involved in a collision on the A19 northbound.
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The incident took place between the Seaburn and Stadium of Light Metro stations.

Man dies after being hit by Metro train in Sunderland

A man has died after being hit by a Metro train in Sunderland.

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The extent of overcrowding and delays on Britain's rail network has been highlighted by a new survey. Pic: PA.

Britain's trains are late, overcrowded and dirty, says Which? survey

The extent of overcrowding and delays on Britain's rail network has been highlighted by a new survey.

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The northbound A1M at Bradbury. Picture from Google Images

Lorry overturns at A1M junction for Hartlepool

Traffic on the A1M in County Durham is being diverted at the Hartlepool turn after a lorry overturned on a fly-over.

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Seaton Carew seafront

Controversial Seaton Carew parking charges start tomorrow

Parking charges will finally come into force at Seaton Carew tomorow - more than a month later than planned.

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A picture taken of the crash scene by @DurhamRPU.

Dog and drivers escape injury in collision which closes A1(M)

The A1(M) has been closed off to traffic after a crash between a car and flatbed truck.

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Are you heading away this weekend? Picture: PA.

Drivers warned to expect delays as holidaymakers take to the roads

More than 10 million leisure journeys are expected on Britain's roads between Friday and Monday as motorists embark on a getaway for the May Day bank holiday.
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Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner Ron Hogg says improving road safety is a priority.

Speeding clampdown sees 80 drivers a day caught out

Speeding drivers have been caught out after a week-long crackdown.

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Friday's strike in numbers.

Rail reminder: How Sunderland and Hartlepool services are affected by Friday's train strike

Around half a rail company's usual number of trains will operate later this week when travellers are hit by another one-day strike.
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The delays were on the southbound section of the A19. Image: Google Maps.

Delays on A19 because of broken down vehicle

Motorists faced delays after a vehicle broke down on the A19 this morning.
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An Arriva train.

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.
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