Northumbria Police is advising drivers of a burst water main on the A19 in North Tyneside.
Impact of A19 water main: V heavy traffic on Backworth Lane btwn Seghill & Backworth / Greenhills at Killingworth / Holystone approach roads
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolgirl was hit by a car in North Tyneside.
At around 4pm on January 11th, police received a report that a schoolgirl had been hit by a car on A1056 Killingworth Way in Killingworth.
Emergency services attended and the girl was taken to hospital by paramedics with suspected serious injuries.
The road has been closed between the Station Road junction and the Greenhills roundabouts to allow officers to deal with the incident.
Officers are carrying out enquiries to establish exactly what happened and are appealing for witnesses. Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may help police should contact officers on 101 quoting log 837 11/01/17.
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There is heavy traffic on the A19 around A1058 Coast Road / The Silverlink (Silverlink Roundabout). It is in the roadworks area.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a church cross was deliberately damaged in North Tyneside.
It happened outside the Church of the Good Shepherd on Burradon Road, Burradon at 6pm on Thursday 15th December.
The vandals went up to the wooden cross on grass outside the church and pushed the cross over, causing the wood to snap and the cross fall to the ground.
Neighbourhood Inspector Mark Storey said:
This mindless vandalism has caused great upset in the community.
Not only does the cross belong to the church but it was also made up from the last two props from the Burradon pit.
This cross has a great deal of meaning for the whole community and we are appealing for help from the community to identify the offenders.
Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 568 of 16/12/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Main construction work has started on the triple decker roundabout in North Tyneside.Read the full story ›
The main construction work on North Tyneside's triple decker roundabout starts today.
The £75million pound project will see Highways England lower the A19 beneath the existing A1058 Coast Road to reduce traffic congestion.
This will mean that people travelling along the A19 will no longer have to queue at the roundabout to go straight on and instead will be able to use a new section of road which will run under the existing junction.
Highways England say the upgrade will also improve safety for the thousands of drivers that use the junction each day as well as providing better facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.
The scheme is due to be completed at the end of March 2019.