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One of Sunderland's busiest roads to be resurfaced at the weekend

One of Sunderland's busiest roads will be resurfaced at the weekend.
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The A19 southbound in Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Drivers face delays after crash on A19 in Sunderland

Motorists are facing tailbacks following a crash on the A19 this morning.
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Northern operates services in the High Peak.

Rail passengers face further disruption as fresh strike is called - on Grand National Day

Workers at three rail operators are to stage a fresh 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National, as a bitter dispute over staffing and the role of conductors continues.
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Accident on the A179 into Hartlepool.

Traffic tailbacks following incident in Hartlepool

Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident on the A179 into Hartlepool.

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Parkway, Glebe, Washington. Credit: Google.

Man, 22, fighting for life after motorbike crash

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after he was seriously injured in a motorbike crash in Washington.

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Queuing traffic on the A19.

Nine-vehicle smash causes rush-hour chaos on A19

A nine-vehicle collision on the A19 is causing rush-hour delays for drivers

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A shot taken as the pylon of the New Wear Crossing was moved into place.

Traffic lights to run for two months as Wear bridge plans progress

Traffic lights will run for two months on a business park as major work is carried out to a water main near to the New Wear Crossing

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Watch new bus route open in Sunderland city centre

A new bus route expected to make journeys easier for passengers has opened in Sunderland city centre.

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The A184 Newcastle Road. Picture from Google Images.

Diversions in place on route between Sunderland and South Tyneside

A major route linking Sunderland and South Tyneside is closed.

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A Northern Rail train.

Northern Rail runs 40% of service on day of strike action

Train company Northern Rail says it has been able to run less than half of its normal service after workers took part in a 24-hour walkout.

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Northern Rail staff are set to go on a 24-hour strike

Train strike expected to cause misery for thousands of commuters

A planned 24-hour strike by Northern Rail staff is expected to cause misery for commuters in the North East today.

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Janet Readymarcher with partner Peter Edwards.

Hero pensioners save man from freezing lake on Canadian holiday

A pair of holidaying hero pensioners saved a man’s life after he fell into a freezing lake in Canada.

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Drivers are being warned of major re-surfacing work set to take place on the A184 Newcastle Road next week. Pic by Google Maps.

Drivers warned of re-surfacing work on busy North East road

Drivers are being warned of major re-surfacing work set to take place on the A184 Newcastle Road next week.

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A broken down lorry in South Shields is causing delays for commuters this morning.

Broken down lorry in South Shields causes delays for commuters

A broken down lorry in South Shields which caused delays for commuters this morning has now been cleared, police have confirmed.
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CCTV image of people transport police wish to speak to.

Vandal attack on Sunderland Metro - do you know this pair?

Transport police are hoping the public can help identify two people they wish to speak to in connection with a graffiti incident.
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A Northern Rail train.

Rail services set to be affected by strike action

Train services in the North East are to be affected after workers announced they will take industrial action on Monday.

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Northumbria Police are trying to protect cyclists.

See the problems cyclists have to cope with on our roads

A campaign has been launched to protect cyclists - after police released a terrifying video of several close shaves.

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There has been heavy traffic on the A19.

Two separate crashes cause delays on A19

Motorists have been facing heavy delays after two separate incidents on the A19 this morning.
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Newcastle Airport fears losing 900,000 passengers to Scotland as SNP plans to cut Air Passenger Duty

Transport chiefs have warned passengers may choose Scottish airports as Air Passenger Duty is devolved to Scotland if the Government fails to act.

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The road to Alnmouth Station.

Delays on East Coast mainline after person is hit by train

The East Coast mainline is blocked after a person was struck by a train in Northumberland.
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