Metro announces 32 new customer service jobs for summer

The Tyne and Wear Metro is recruiting more staff to provide customer service on the system over the summer.

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Police are still investigating the collision, which happened at Westgate Sports Centre. Pic: Google Maps.

Woman arrested over Eid crowd car crash is released on bail

A woman arrested after she crashed her car into a crowd following Eid celebrations with her family has been released on bail.

Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

Train travellers face three days of disruption after union leaders called a new strike amid the continuing row over rail safety.
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The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.

A19 closed northbound after crash

The A19 has been closed following a traffic smash this morning.

A Metro train.

Delays on Metro system because of power issue

Commuters are facing delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro this morning due to a power issue.
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Mike Henderson, owner of Lakeshore Railroad, says the event will be 'full-on' throughout the weekend.

‘One-off’ chance to see special visiting engines on South Shields park railway

It’s full steam ahead for a gala weekend at a miniature railway in South Tyneside.

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Metro services are not running between Newcastle and South Shields

Metro delays between South Shields and Newcastle after train fails

Metro services between South Shields and Newcastle have resumed but are subject to delays
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Hole opens up on South Shields road

A hole has opened up on a South Shields road overnight.


Newcastle voted nation's favourite airport

Sun-seekers should fly from Newcastle but avoid Luton, according to a poll of UK travellers.

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Delays on the Metro.

Metro delays from South Tyneside

Passengers are currently experiences delays on the Metro.

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Passengers arriving at the North Terminal at Gatwick Airport, which is one of four British airports among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings. Picture by Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Four UK airports named among the world's worst

Four British airports are among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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Traffic delays due to fallen cables at Whitemare Pool roundabout.

Traffic delays due to fallen cables

Motorists are being warned of traffic delays this morning due to fallen cables.

Stanhope Road, South Shields. Credit: Google.

Police appeal after four-vehicle smash which left two injured in South Shields

Police have launched an appeal after two people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in South Shields.

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A1 tailbacks due to broken down lorries.

Long tailbacks on A1 due to broken down lorries

Motorists are being warned of huge tailbacks on the A1 following the breakdown of two vehicles.


South Shields parliamentary candidate in Tyne Tunnel protest

One of the candidates fighting for the South Shields seat took part in a protest at the Tyne Tunnel this morning.
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Traffic building omn the A19 at Testo's roundabout. Picture from NECA Traffic

Accidents cause delays on A19

Two accidents are causing delays on the A19.

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A Metro train.

Metro delays in Sunderland and South Tyneside after ambulance is called

Metro services are currently delayed in Sunderland and South Tyneside after an ambulance was called.

TransPennine Express services to Manchester will return to normal tomorrow

Cross country rail services return to normal after Manchester terror attack

Trans-Pennine rail services will return to normal tomorrow, as Manchester's Victoria train station reopens.
The scene yesterday

Appeal after fatal County Durham tractor crash

A driver lost his life when his vintage tractor left the road in County Durham yesterday.

Junction of the A19 with the A690 Durham Road

Death of former solider hit by car on A19 was an accident, inquest rules

The death of a former solider who was hit by a car while walking along the A19 in Sunderland was an accident an inquest has ruled.

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