There's queueing traffic in Hexham after a four-vehicle collision on the A69.
The A69 is closed both ways between the B6531 and the A686. There is a diversion in place via Acom Road Ends and Military Road.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted and suffered a head injury in Northumberland.
The assault happened around 2am this morning in Shaftoe Street in Haydon Bridge in Hexham. The 35-year-old woman was taken to hospital for treatement.
Officers are carrying out enquiries into the assault and are appealing for witnesses.
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A main route into Hexham, Northumberland, has re-opened this morning - following the completion of repair work the town's Railway Bridge.
Hexham Railway Bridge closed for six weeks on Monday June 6 to allow Network Rail to undertake essential maintenance work.
The closure meant the A6079 - the main route in and out of the town - was also closed for the duration of the works.
Northern Gas Networks also replaced a gas main and Northumberland County Council took advantage of the closure to carry out resurfacing work.
The re-opening of the bridge will come as a relief for many traders in Hexham, who feared that the temporary closure would hit business hard.
A student who once had a fear of birds has become the fist ever apprentice at a Northumberland Falconry Centre.
Jamie Breslin, from Northumberland, has taken up the position at Falconry Days in Hexham.
Now she's now proving to be a favourite with the birds and the visitors to the centre.
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The going at Hexham racecourse has been declared good, good to firm in places for today's meeting.
The first race starts at 2pm.
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