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Hartlepool makes £278,000 parking profit from drivers in a year

Hartlepool Council’s parking service made a ‘profit’ of more than a quarter of a million pounds last year.

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Put kippers back on North East trains, demands former police chief

A call for kippers to be put back on the menu of trains travelling along the East Coast Main Line is to be looked at by ministers.
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Drivers are being warned to beware of ice on the region's roads this morning

Drivers warned to beware on icy North East roads

Drivers have been urged to take extra care this morning, with overnight frosts bringing ice to the region's roads.

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Today is the most dangerous day of the year to be on Britain's roads, according to a new study.

Why today is the most dangerous day of the year to be a driver

Today is the most dangerous day of the year to be on Britain's roads, according to a new study.

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The scene of a road traffic accident, as dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.

Killer drivers could face life sentences under Government crackdown

Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.
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The scene of a RTA between a motor bike and a car on Easington Road southbound. Picture by FRANK REID

“Thanks for everything you did” – Social media users pay tribute to hero blood biker Martin Dixon

Social media users have left emotional tributes to blood biker Martin Dixon hailing him a ‘true gent’ and an ‘unsung hero’.

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Durham Station.

Gas leak at Durham station sparks major train delays

A gas leak at Durham station is causing major delays for train travelers.

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Left-right: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher, Leader of Hartlepool Council, with Councillor Kevin Cranney, Deputy Leader and Chair of the Councils Regeneration Services Committee

Council’s delight over transport boost for Teesside area

A councillor has welcomed government backing for a proposal to boost transport links.

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Rail passengers delayed after emergency services called to incident at Kings Cross

Passengers travelling from London Kings Cross to Sunderland are facing delays to services tonight after emergency services were called to the station.
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Martin Dixon is survived by a wife and two children.

Heartfelt tributes to 'unsung hero' blood biker who died while helping others in Hartlepool

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to an "archetypal unsung hero" who died when helping others in Hartlepool last night.

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Easington Road was cordoned off following the collision.

Dad-of-two dies as motorcycle involved in collision with car in Hartlepool

A dad-of-two has died after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car in Hartlepool.
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Virgin Trains.

Rail services cancelled on East Coast Mainline after train derails at depot

Commuters are facing chaos this morning after a train derailed at a depot.

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In total, 197 people lost their lives on roads during rainfall in Great Britain last year

Slow down when it's wet, North East drivers urged as figures reveal seven were killed in the rain last year

North East drivers are being urged to slow down when it's raining after figures revealed seven people were killed and 82 more were seriously injured when driving in the rain in the last year.
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A Northern Rail pacer train.

Campaigners demand improvements to ‘1970s-style’ rail services to Hartlepool

Campaigners have called for an urgent improvment to rail services serving Hartlepool.

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The Government has announced extra funding to tackle potholes

Hartlepool council gets £98,000 boost to tackle potholes

Pothole problems are set to be tackled head-on after Hartlepool Borough Council bosses were given enough cash to fill in almost 2,000.

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A crash on the A177 at Bowburn. Credit: Durham RPU.

Motorists urged to take care in low sun after three-vehicle smash put one person in hospital

Motorists are being advised to take care in the low sun after a three vehicle smash in County Durham
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Weather knocks out North East trains causing morning misery for passengers

Passengers have been hit by the heavy wind and rain as the adverse weather causes havoc on the region's rail system.

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The man was struck by an HGV on the northbound A1(M) near Bowburn Services. Pic: Google Maps.

Man killed by lorry on A1(M) in County Durham is named by police

Police have named the man who was tragically killed when he was hit by a lorry on the A1(M) early yesterday.

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Police closed off traffic between junctions 60 and 61 on the northbound carriageway. Image copyright Google Maps.

Pedestrian killed after being struck by lorry on A1(M)

A pedestrian has died after they were hit by a heavy goods vehicle on a motorway.
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Motorists are being warned to beware of ice on the region's roads this morning.

Ice warning on North East roads

Drivers have been urged to take extra care this morning, with warnings of ice on the region's roads.
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