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Crash on A1 in north Northumberland

An incident involving several vehicles took place on the A1 just north of Alnwick this afternoon.
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Motorists are being warned not to drive through floodwater.

Four out of five young motorists 'would risk lives in a flood'

Four out of five 18 to 34-year-old drivers in the North East would gamble with their safety by driving through floodwater – even though this is the leading cause of death during a flood, new figures have revealed.

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The Blue Bell Hotel in Belford.

Public meeting arranged to discuss A1 closure

A public meeting has been called about a planned closure of the A1 in north Northumberland.

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Highways England is planning roadworks next week.

Planned roadworks on major North East routes

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East.

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The A1 at Adderstone Services, which is at the northern end of next month's closure.

Roads chief apologises - but full A1 closure still on

A Highways England boss has apologised for the 'timing of our announcements', but the full closure of the A1 in north Northumberland will still go ahead next month.

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The A697 though Powburn.

Camera captures 98 speeders in two days in Northumberland village

Drivers are being warned to keep their speed in check as a police crackdown is launched in Powburn.

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The A1 at Adderstone Services at the northern end of next month's closure.

Roads chief defends full A1 closure in Northumberland

A Highways England boss has said that the impact of a full closure of the A1 in north Northumberland next month has been 'carefully considered' and will mean the work gets done much quicker.

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Trains crossing the Royal Border Bridge in Berwick. Picture by Jane Coltman

East Coast rail franchise to end early

Stagecoach's contract to run the East Coast Mainline rail franchise will end earlier than expected.

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Concerned residents and business owners at Purdy Lodge beside the A1.

Anger over 'secret' A1 closure in Northumberland

Residents and business owners have raised serious concerns over proposals to close a 7km stretch of the A1 in north Northumberland in both directions, 24 hours a day for two-and-a-half weeks.
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Highways England is planning roadworks.

Planned roadworks on major routes in the North East

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East.

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The Quarry car park in Craster.

Efforts to expand car park in busy village

Proposals are being drawn up to tackle parking pressures in Craster, which could see the capacity of the village car park increased by 50 per cent.

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The A1 at Felton where it becomes single carriageway.

First step in bid for A1 sign-off

Highways England has started down the road to get planning permission for a dualled A1.

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The effect of large cars in car parks marked out with standard bays is to make it difficult for people in adjacent bays. Picture by John Wylde.

The ‘large cars’ problem

It has been announced that new car sales have fallen by more than five per cent in the past year, and they are expected to fall by at least a similar amount in the coming year.

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Chathill is the end of the line for local services north of Newcastle, even though the trains turn around at Belford.

Capacity to increase rail service levels

A new study of the East Coast Main Line (ECML) between Berwick and Newcastle suggests there is capacity to increase train service levels.

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A Virgin train crosses the Royal Border Bridge at Berwick.

Are Northumberland’s train passengers happy with the service they receive?

Virgin Trains East Coast had one of the highest rates of passenger complaints in the country over last summer, according to the latest figures from the regulator.

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Tyler Clarke, who died in a car collision early on Sunday morning.

Police name teenager killed in North East crash

The 17-year-old who died in a two-vehicle collision in the early hours of Sunday has been named.

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Northumbria Police appeal

Teenager killed in North East crash early this morning

Northumbria Police have appealed for witnesses after a 17-year-old was killed in a collision in the early hours today (Sunday).
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Newcastle International Airport.

North-East leaders launch transport plan

Plans for future transport investment in the North East and the wider north have been outlined today at an event marking the publication of a 30-year plan to drive economic growth.

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Roadworks on the A1

Planned roadworks on major roads in the North East

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week.
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The A1 sliproad into Alnwick at Willowburn

A1 Alnwick slip road to close overnight for fencing and planting works

The northbound A1 slip-road at Alnwick will be closed overnight next week for fencing and planting works.

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