Pensioner remains in 'serious' condition after being hit by car

An elderly woman is in a 'serious but not life-threatening' condition after being knocked over.

Emma Lewell-Buck.

South Shields MP is pleased with extra Metro services

A South Tyneside MP has welcomed a move by transport bosses to put on more morning Metro trains - but still has fears over their reliability.

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The A184 Felling Bypass road. Copyright Google Maps.

Four-car crash on Felling Bypass causes tailbacks for drivers

A multi-vehicle smash on the busy Felling Bypass is causing delays for drivers.

Abusive Metro passengers have been warned that they will be brought to justice.

Abusive Metro passengers warned they will be brought to justice after Hebburn man jailed

Transport bosses have warned abusive passengers they will face the full force of the law after a Hebburn man was jailed.

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There will be two new early-morning trains from South Shields.

‘The service is a joke’ - Metro passengers react to new timetable news

Metro passengers in South Tyneside have given a lukewarm reception to plans for a series of new early-morning commuter services.

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Traffic delays on A19 after two vehicle smash

Smash causes traffic delays on A19 in Sunderland

A two-vehicle smash on the A19 in Sunderland is causing delays for motorists.

The Shields Ferry was suspended from about 5pm.

Shields Ferry suspended due to tidal surge

The Shields Ferry was suspended this evening due to a 'tidal surge'.

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Photographer Dean Matthews spotted this errant trampoline in Blackwood Road, Town End Farm, last night

Homes without power and travel restrictions in place as high winds batter North East

Around 300 homes across Wearside, South Tyneside and Durham are without power after high winds battered the North East.
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Boards in some Metro stations are displaying incorrect information this morning.

Metro boards were showing 'incorrect information'

Information boards in some Metro stations displayed wrong train times this morning
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Virgin Trains operate services through Doncaster.

Death on the tracks causes delays on East Coast Main Line

A person has been hit by a train, causing major delays to a number of services this morning.

Metro services are delayed after an ambulance was called

Metro delays after medical alert

Metro commuters are facing delays after a medical incident.


Air passengers can still fly despite strikes, British Airways announces

An airline has vowed to keep planes in the air during a strike by cabin crew.

A track fault near to East Boldon Metro station has caused delays.

Grit blamed after Metro service suspended on section of line due to track fault

Part of the Metro line was closed this afternoon after grit was said to be the cause of a track fault.
The A19 northbound close to the A183 Chester Road junction.

Rush hour tailbacks on A19 after two vehicles crash

Delays hit the A19 northbound after a collision near to a junction.
Newcastle International Airport achieved an on-time performance of more than 90% last year.

Newcastle named the world's most punctual small airport

Newcastle International Airport has been announced as the most punctual small airport in the world, with nine out of 10 flights leaving and arriving on time.

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An Arriva train

Rail workers to be balloted over strike action

Rail workers are to be balloted for strike action over a pay row.

Cars are gridlocked in overcrowded street

Cars are gridlocked in overcrowded street

Residents and council bosses are gridlocked over parking problems in a congested South Tyneside street.

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Commuters returning to work after the festive period are facing delays on the Metro this morning.

Metro passengers returning to work face New Year delays

Commuters returning to work after the festive period are facing delays on the Metro this morning.
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Ice is forecast across the UK

Forecasters warn of icy start to Bank Holiday Monday

If you're planning to go out and about on Bank Holiday Monday, you might want to leave it until lunchtime.

Have you been using your car this festive period? Picture: PA.

Motorists warned not to start 2017 on 'a flat note'

Motorists have been warned they could start 2017 on "a flat note" if they leave their cars idle for too long.

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