WATCH: Burst pipe on Alnwick road

A burst pipe was repaired through the night after it sprung a leak yesterday afternoon.

A spokeswoman for Northumbrian Water said that their teams were fixing the burst next to the new Aldi site, which is being built next to the A1068, until the early hours of this morning.

She added that, at this time, it was ‘very difficult to pinpoint a reason for the burst’.

A traffic light system was introduced while the repairs took place and currently remains active on South Road.