How much are parking fines costing Northumberland?

‘Significantly more’ parking fines were issued in the past two years in Northumberland despite fewer wardens and the move to free parking.

News from Northumbria Police

A1 at Berwick closed after overhead cable fire

The A1 at Berwick is closed in both directions following reports of an overhead cable on fire.


Why leaves on the line might delay your train journey

'Leaves on the line' might sound like an old British Rail excuse for poor punctuality, but it's a very real problem for rail operators at this time of year.
Police appeal for information

Teenager cut out of car after A697 crash

A teenager had to be cut out of his car after crashing into a tree on the A697 at Cornhill.

Police want rail passengers to 'discreetly' text them about incidents and crimes on trains.

Police want people to 'discreetly' text them about incidents on trains - including smoking

Police are suggesting that rail travellers should text an incident alert - if they see a passenger smoking on a train.

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Morpeth Bus Station will be closed at the weekend so essential repairs and improvements can be carried out. Picture by Brad Slater.

Bus station in Northumberland town to be closed at the weekend

Bus passengers in Morpeth town centre need to use temporary stops in the weekend ahead as the town’s bus station will be unavailable.

PCL Travel already runs bus services linking the likes of Morpeth and Stannington.

New operator ensures continuation of bus service in rural Northumberland

A new operator has been commissioned to take over a rural bus route in the Coquet Valley, securing the continuation of the service from next month.

Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.

Planned roadworks on the A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

Councillor Glen Sanderson on the A697

Not enough is being done on speeding, says councillor

A county councillor who has long campaigned on speeding has hit out at the authority’s lack of influence in a road-safety partnership.

Police appeal for witnesses.

Witness plea as biker, 22, airlifted to hospital after crash in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a two-vehicle collision in Northumberland left a motorcycle rider with serious injuries at the weekend.

Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside this week

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

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Vehicle fire closed A19 in Northumberland

UPDATE: A 'severe' incident caused traffic delays on the A19 in Northumberland this evening.

A Travelsure bus in Shilbottle.

Bus company unveils new timetable details

A north Northumberland bus company has launched new timetables for its services linking Alnwick, Amble and the villages in between.

Wetheral station on the Tyne Valley line being prepared for re-opening in 1981.

Investment at long last in the railways

Investment in public transport has taken a considerable upturn in the last few years.

The original Fort Bridge during demolition.

A1 closed this weekend as part of £380m road upgrade

Drivers are being warned that the A1 will be closed for 34 hours this weekend as work continues on a major road scheme.
Fancy becoming a train driver?

Fancy becoming an East Coast train driver? No experience necessary, says Virgin Trains

Rail giant Virgin is launching a recruitment campaign for drivers ahead of a new fleet of trains which will "revolutionise" travel on its East Coast line.

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News from Northumbria Police

Police appeal after serious motorbike crash in Northumberland

Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision in Northumberland.

Northumberland Street in Alnmouth.

Seaside village set to trial one-way system

A series of parking and traffic proposals are to be trialled in Alnmouth from next month in a bid to tackle the village’s ongoing and growing issues.

Resurfacing roadworks on the A1 south of Alnwick in June this year.

Resurfacing means A1 contraflow returns

It has become a very common sight for motorists on the A1 to the south of Alnwick – and the contraflow is set to return later this month.

The filter-lane scheme was originally held up by works to the A1 bridge. Picture by Jane Coltman

McDonald’s filter lane delayed again

The construction of a filter lane on the A1 slip road, which is linked to last year’s opening of McDonald’s in Alnwick, is set to be delayed for a third time.

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