New £5m scheme set to improve two South Tyneside roads

A £5million plan to improve two roads in South Tyneside has been announced.

Reports of accident on A19.

Drivers suffering rush hour delays on A19 and A1(M)

Motorists are being advised of a build up of traffic on busy main roads.

Watch dramatic footage as plane is forced to abort landing during Storm Orphelia

A Ryanair holiday flight was forced to divert to Manchester after aborting its landing at Leeds Bradford Airport with just seconds to spare.

Hylton Bridge.

Motorcyclist injured as rush-hour crash causes tailbacks on the A19

A motorcyclist suffered minor injuries in a rush-hour crash which is still causing major disruption on the A19
Traffic on Hylton Bridge.

Three-vehicle rush-hour smash blocks A19

A three-vehicle rush-hour smash has blocked the A19.
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

There are problems with low rail adhesion on the Metro again this morning

Low rail adhesion causes problems on Metro

There are problems on the Metro again this morning, due to low rail adhesion.

The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene of this morning's crash. Picture: GNAAS

Man fighting for life after horrific A19 smash

A man is fighting for life and three others are seriously injured after a horrifc crash on the A19 this morning
There are problems on the Metro this morning.

Delays across Metro network

There are delays across the Metro network this morning.
The bus lane was introduced on Edinburgh Road in July.

No sympathy for drivers caught out by new bus lane

Drivers have come under fire after falling foul of a new bus lane in South Tyneside.

Signage problem at Scotch Estate's new traffic system. Coun Lee Hughes

Drivers hit with £210,000 in fines after thousands snapped breaching new ban on 20m stretch of road

Council chiefs in South Tyneside could rake in a staggering £210,000 in fines after catching 3,506 motorists flouting a ban on using a 20m stretch of road in the past three months.

The A19.

A19 petition reaches 1,200 signature milestone in drive for safety

Our petition calling on the Government to improve safety in the A19 has smashed through the four-figure barrier.

A Metro train.

Delays on Metro system after train is withdrawn

People are facing delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro system this morning.
Traffic has been held up at Heworth Roundabout as work begins. This shot is taken from the North East Combined Authority's network of cameras.

Traffic delays as roadworks begin at Heworth

Motorists have faced delays as the first day of roadworks gets under way on one of the North East's busiest roads.

Mobile cameras have been introduced on the A183 Coast Road in South Shields.

Mixed response to introduction of speed cameras on South Shields road

The introduction of speed cameras on a key road is driving some motorists up the wall.

Police in Cromwell Gardens, London, after a car ploughed into people outside the Natural History Museum. Pic: PA.

Man held after crash near Natural History Museum which sparked terror alert is released

A man arrested after a minicab crash sparked a terror alert in London's museum district has been released by police.


Metro machines stop taking old £1 coins ahead of round pound withdrawal

Passengers can no longer use their old pound coins in Metro machines as we prepare to say farewell to the round coinage.
A photo showing queues on Hylton Bridge during a previous incident.

Tailbacks on A19 after two car crash in Sunderland

A collision on the A19 has brought traffic heading through Sunderland's stretch the road through Sunderland to a standstill.
Thomas Cook pilots have agreed to go through arbitration (Tim Goode/PA)

Thomas Cook pilots call off strikes

Eight days of strikes planned by Thomas Cook pilots this month have been called off after an agreement to enter binding arbitration to resolve a pay dispute.
Testo's roundabout

Break-down causes tail-backs on A19

A broken-down vehicle is causing delays on the A19 this morning.

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