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Roadworks changes for Sunderland drivers from next week

Roadworks in Pallion will move into a different phase from the end of next week.

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The Tyne Tunnel.

Tyne Tunnel maintenance work to take place overnight

Motorists planning to use the Tyne Tunnel overnight are being advised that lane closures are taking place from 10pm tonight.
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Trapped car passenger rescued after crash in Sunderland

A trapped woman had to be rescued from a vehicle in Sunderland today following a crash.
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Road closed after car overturns in Washington

Police closed a sliproad after a car overturned in Washington.
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Hartlepool woman's horror as landslide derails train, causing smash

A Hartlepool woman has described the terrifying moments as her train derailed and was hit by another.
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Photo credit: Northumbria Police.

Lane closure in Washington after lorry overturns

A driver escaped serious injury when a lorry overturned in Washington earlier today.

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Robin Kiely, Ryanairs Head of Communications, and Leon McQuaid, Newcastle Airports Aviation Development Manager, with cabin crew Camille Collins and Paulina Mielecka launching Ryanair's new Newcastle route to Madrid.

Ryanair launches new flights from Newcastle to Spanish capital

Passengers will have even more choice of holiday destinations after Rynair announced yet another destination from the North East.

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The Highways Authority plans to put diversions in place on the A19 to help drivers find alternative routes.

Resurfacing work planned to give A19 drivers 'smoother and safer journeys'

A section of a major North East road is to be resurfaced as transport chiefs work to improve the route.

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The parachute centre at Shotton where Pamela set off on her fateful jump.

Employers pay tribute to tragic skydiver Pam

The employers of tragic Pamela Gower have paid tribute to her after her parachute-plunge death.

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Councillor Michael Mordey.

Sunderland set to make profit on car parking, after years of losses

Sunderland is set to make a profit on car parking after years of making losses, a councillor has said.

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A1 at Seaton Burn.

Police trying to trace motorist following a crash on sliproad

Police have been dealing with an incident on the A1 southbound sliproad with the A19 near Seaton Burn.
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Emergency services at the scene of yesterday's parachuting tragedy.

Woman in parachute tragedy is named - and family say she 'died doing what she loved'

A woman killed in a parachute accident was an avid skydiver who "lived life to the full" and died "doing what she loved", her cousin has said.
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Shotton Air Field. Pic: Google.

Sky dive tragedy referred to British Parachute Association for investigation

A sky diving tragedy which claimed the life of a woman has been referred to the British Parachute Association (BPA) for investigation.

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The A19 near Peterlee. Pic: Google.

Lanes reopen after truck sheds its load on A19

Two lanes which were closed after a truck shed its load on the A19 have reopened.
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Protesters stormed the runway at London City Airport earlier today. Picture: Jonathan Goldberg/Black Lives Matter UK /PA Wire.

Black Lives Matter protest hits London City Airport flights

Passengers at London City Airport have been grounded after protesters stormed the runway.
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Gigantic Metro queues after last year's Great North Run

Passengers unhappy with Metro station closure plans for Great North Run day

Metro passengers have spoken out against plans to shut down a station on Great North Run day.
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Metro bosses will shut station on Great North Run day to tackle cheeky queue jumpers

Metro bosses have revealed they will shut a South Shields Metro station to stop cheeky passengers beating the queue on Great North Run day.
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Trains are delayed after an unconscious person was taken to hospital by ambulance crews.

Metros delayed after passenger takes ill on train

One person has been taken to hospital after becoming unconscious on a Metro from Gateshead to South Hylton.
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St Michael's Way, Sunderland. Image: Google Maps

One person taken to hospital after crash in Sunderland city centre

One person has been taken to hospital after a crash between two cars in Sunderland city centre.

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Police were called to the crash on the A1 southbound between Washington services and Chester-le-Street junction.

Three taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on A1

Three people have been taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash on the A1 southbound, which closed the road in both directions.
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