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easyJet puts its winter 2018 flights from Newcastle on sale

Airline easyJet has put thousands of tickets for its flights for winter 2018 on sale this morning, with customers urged to book early for low fares.

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The patching process being carried out by Northumberland County Council operatives.

PROBE INTO POTHOLES: How the council deals with all the holes in the roads

As part of the Gazette’s campaign, Probe Into Potholes, we look at the procedures Northumberland County Council follow to repair our roads.

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A local bus in Perth.

Buses: Are they a service or a business?

The enigmatic bus is a paradoxical form of transport, loved and loathed according to its location and activity.

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What percentage of Northumberland's road are in a poor condition and require maintenance?

The state of Northumberland's roads

Almost 200 miles of Northumberland's minor roads and more than eight miles of its A-roads are in a poor condition, new figures have revealed.
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The Quarry car park in Craster.

£300k earmarked for more parking in popular village

A budget of £300,000 has been earmarked to increase car-parking provision in Craster.

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Coun Glen Sanderson, the cabinet member responsible for roads.

Call for more Government funding after Beast from the East

Northumberland County Council is to approach the Government to ask for more money to fix the roads after the damage caused by the Beast from the East.

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Newcastle International Airport was successful at Airports Council International's Airport Service Quality Awards.

Airport flying high after landing major accolade

Newcastle International Airport has landed a major international award.

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News from Northumbria Police

Seatbelts campaign running this week

Police in Northumberland are doing their bit to keep the public safe and strapped in.

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More emergency vehicles at the scene. Picture by Steve Miller

Body found after major search in Northumberland

A body has been found following a major search operation in the Upper Coquet Valley, sparked by a car spotted in the river.

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MP raises Northumberland A1 closure in Parliament

MP raises Northumberland A1 closure in Parliament

Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan raised the impending full closure of the A1 in north Northumberland in the House of Commons this morning.

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An Arriva bus in rural Northumberland. Picture by Jane Coltman

Drastic decrease in bus miles in Northumberland

Buses in Northumberland travelled 1.76million fewer miles last year compared to four years ago – equivalent to 70.6 trips around the world.

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News from Northumbria Police.

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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Roadworks planned for this week by Highways England.

Roadworks on trunk roads in the North East this week

Here's a summary of roadworks planned on the A1 and A19 in Northumberland, North Tyneside and beyond this week (Monday 19 to Sunday 25).

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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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