North East traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know
Good morning. Here is the latest from around the region.
TRAFFIC - No reported delays.
The Highways Agency has confirmed the planned works on the A19 southbound between the A183 Chester Road and A690 Durham Road have now been cleared and the road is open.
TYNE AND WEAR METRO - The service has sent its apologies to passengers travelling between Pelaw and Monkseaton after a third peak service has been withdrawn due to a fault. It has said the outward journey is 07:55 Pelaw to Monkseaton Return: 08:40 Monkseaton to Pelaw. Updated at 8.01am.
There are problems reported on the service. It has said it has two cancelled peak trains this morning. Their journeys are:- 07.19 Longbenton - Monkseaton 07.41 Monkseaton - Pelaw 08.26 Pelaw - Regent Centre and 07.49 South Gosforth - Pelaw 08.20 Pelaw - Monkseaton. Updated at 6.22am.
UPDATE: Man dies after serious collision between car and pedestrian in South Shields as police appeal for witnesses
Drivers warned of road closures on busy A194 in South Tyneside
New shop units to be created in Harton Village, with grocer and hairdresser likely uses
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
SHIELDS FERRY - No reported issues.
TRAINS - There are problems on the North East Mainline after damage was caused to the overhead wires near Newark. Updated 10.24am.
BUSES - Stagecoach Bus has said it is aware of an issue with its App which is affecting Apple iOS users.
It added; "Whilst we're investigating and working on a fix your Driver will allow you to Travel. You can check Journey information at stagecoachbus.com." Updated at 9.04am.
NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - The Tui flight from Orlando Sanford due in at 6.45am is now due to land at 6.51am, while the easyJet flight to Malaga, which had been scheduled to depart at 7am is now expected to leave at 8.50am.
DURHAM TEES VALLEY AIRPORT - All flights are running to schedule.