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Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

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Station Yard car park in Ashington.

Multi-storey car-park plans for Northumberland towns

The leader of Northumberland County Council has today announced plans for several multi-storey car parks to manage the growing number of workers, shoppers and visitors – with Ashington and Cramlington earmarked.

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside this week

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.
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Northumberland flooding latest updates: As it happens

Heavy rain is causing disruption throughout Northumberland this morning. Keep checking for latest news.

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Police are warning about road closures.

Storm Angus causes travel disruption in Northumberland

Police want to make the public aware of some road closures due to adverse weather overnight.
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Police warning for motorists

Roads flooded: Police warning as region is battered by stormy weather

Northumbria Police are urging motorists not to use the roads in the North East unless they have to as the region is battered by strong winds and heavy rain.
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Council spends £1m on new gritters for Northumberland

As the county braces itself for winter, Northumberland County Council has invested £1million updating its fleet of gritters.
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CCTV still issued by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch of a train driver who was forced to dive to the ground to avoid being hit by another train travelling at 105mph, according to an official report.

Driver dives for cover to dodge 105mph train on East Coast mainline

A train driver was forced to dive to the ground to avoid being hit by another train travelling at 105mph, according to an official report.

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A Virgin Trains East Coast train on the East Coast mainline. Its services, as well as CrossCountry and Northern journeys, are being delayed.

Delays to train services in Northumberland

There are delays to national and local rail services in Northumberland this morning after a signalling problem in the Morpeth area.

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Police want people to 'discreetly' text them about incidents on trains - including smoking

Police want people to 'discreetly' text them about incidents on trains - including smoking

Police are suggesting that rail travellers should text an incident alert - if they see a passenger smoking on a train.

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Morpeth Bus Station will be closed at the weekend so essential repairs and improvements can be carried out. Picture by Brad Slater.

Bus station in Northumberland town to be closed at the weekend

Bus passengers in Morpeth town centre need to use temporary stops in the weekend ahead as the town’s bus station will be unavailable.

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Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.

Planned roadworks on the A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside this week

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

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Vehicle fire closed A19 in Northumberland

UPDATE: A 'severe' incident caused traffic delays on the A19 in Northumberland this evening.
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The original Fort Bridge during demolition.

A1 closed this weekend as part of £380m road upgrade

Drivers are being warned that the A1 will be closed for 34 hours this weekend as work continues on a major road scheme.
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Fancy becoming a train driver?

Fancy becoming an East Coast train driver? No experience necessary, says Virgin Trains

Rail giant Virgin is launching a recruitment campaign for drivers ahead of a new fleet of trains which will "revolutionise" travel on its East Coast line.

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Scheduled roadworks for the north east

Scheduled roadworks for the north east

Planned roadworks in the North East – summary for Monday 26 September to Sunday 2 October 2016

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Santino Wilson-Ford (left) of Blueline Taxis with Graham Cavener of Union Taxis at Northumberland College. Picture by Trevor Walker.

Drive to boost tourism skills

Taxi drivers are stepping up a gear to help deliver a better tourism experience in Northumberland.

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Direct flights return from North East to New York

Passengers can now head direct to New York from Newcastle after United Airlines resumed their nonstop service

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Ryanair announces new flights from North East to Gdansk, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Lanzarote and Tenerife

Passengers will have a new choice of destinations from Newcastle this winter after airline Ryanair announced a new range of flights.

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