North East news, traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know
Good morning - here's the latest on the region;s roads and public transport.
TRAFFIC - last update 10.45am
There is a lane one closure in place between the slip roads on the southbound A19 at the Herrington Interchange while police deal deal with a broken down vehicle.
A lane of the southbound A1M which had been closed between Junction 63 at Chester-Le-Street and Junction 62 at Carrville for recovery of an HGV which had left the carriageway, has now reopened.
TYNE AND WEAR METRO - last update 10.45am
New shop units to be created in Harton Village, with grocer and hairdresser likely uses
Drivers warned of road closures on busy A194 in South Tyneside
UPDATE: Man dies after serious collision between car and pedestrian in South Shields as police appeal for witnesses
Countdown to Metro line closure - travellers urged to prepare for service suspension between Pelaw and South Shields
Appeal to find owner of lost Labrador after dog found near Jarrow Cemetery
There are no reports of any delays..
BUSES -STAGECOACH, GO NORTH EAST, ARRIVA NORTH EAST - last update 10.45am
There are no reported delays to any bus services.
RAIL SERVICES - last update 10.45am
There are no reported delays.
NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - last update 10.45am
Flybe flights BE7611 from Aberdeeen, due at 10.55am; BE7611 to London City at 11.20am and return BE7612 due at 2.05pm have been cancelled.
DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - last update 10.45am
There are no reported delays to flights.