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Air ambulance flies one man to hospital after accident closes A1M in both directions

A man has been flown to hospital after a crash on the A1M in County Durham.
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Your roadworks round-up.

Roadworks Round-Up: Where you might face delays in Sunderland on Thursday, February 22

Here's a round-up of the closures and delays affecting the Sunderland area on Thursday:

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The railway line in East Durham.

Funding boost for new railway station hoped to open in two years time

A new multi-million pound railway station project has been given council backing in its latest budget.

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes on Wednesday February 21

Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes in Sunderland on Wednesday February 21

Here's a round-up of the closures and delays affecting the Sunderland area today:

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Activists are calling on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling not to "bail out" the Stagecoach/Virgin franchise for the East Coast Mainline. Pic: PA.

Government urged to return East Coast Mainline to public ownership

A petition calling for the East Coast Mainline to be brought back into public ownership will be handed to the Government today ahead of a decision on its future.

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Chester-le-Track is based at Chester-le-Street railway station, as well as Eaglescliffe, but will close at the end of next month. Image copyright Google Maps.

Station toilets and waiting room to close as face-to-face train ticket firm announces its closure

A firm which sold passengers train tickets over the counter has confirmed it will shut down, leaving a station unstaffed.
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Roadworks Round-up: Closures and delays in the South Tyneside area on Tuesday 20/02/2018

Here are the roadworks which may cause delays for drivers in the South Tyneside area:

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Roadworks Round-up: Closures and delays in the Sunderland area on Tuesday 20/02/2018

Here are a list of the roadworks which may cause problems in and around Sunderland:
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Roadowkrs Round-Up.

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could cause delays in Sunderland on Monday

Here are the roadworks which might cause traffic delays in Sunderland as we start another week.
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The A184 Felling bypass. Google

Bypass to be closed overnight in major roundabout works

A busy Tyneside road will be closed overnight as part of a major roadworks project.

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Roadworks at Heworth Roundabout

Drivers warned of Felling Bypass closure as Heworth Roundabout roadworks continue

Drivers are being warned that the Felling Bypass will close at Heworth Roundabout overnight from midnight on Sunday until 6am on Monday as work on the Heworth Roundabout presses ahead.

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Motorhome Ella

Fancy a business you can take on the road?

The road to success could be a smooth one for the right person thanks to a new business opportunity in the region

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Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion.

Companies face charges for digging up roads in bid to tackle congestion

Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.

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Sunderland Railway Station.

Train staff to strike again over 'safety dispute' with rail bosses

Train staff are set to go on strike again as part of a safety dispute with rail bosses.

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Port director at Port of Sunderland Matthew Hunt

Port of Sunderland sees 13% rise in cargo imports

Record levels of cargo were handled at Port of Sunderland in 2017, according to figures released this week.

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Emergency services were called to a crash in Houghton.

Drivers warned of delays after crash on A690

Emergency services were called to a busy road in Houghton following a crash between a car and a HGV.
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Testo's roundabout

One person taken to hospital after collision partially closes southbound A19

One person was taken to hospital after an accident which partially closed  the A19 this afternoon.
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There have been delays on the A194M. Picture by Google Maps.

Delays on key road after problems with ice

Drivers have faced delays this morning on a key North East road after work to remove ice from the carriageway.

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Would you like to see more 20mph zones?

Would you like to see more 20mph zones where you live?

More than four lives a year have been saved since the introduction of 20mph zones in one of Britain's major cities, a study has found.
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Delays on Metro after passenger requires treatment from paramedics

Delays are reported on the Metro service after an ambulance was called to treat a passenger who had fallen ill.

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