One lane is now open on the A1 northbound at Blaydon. An accident is affecting traffic in the areas around A694 and A69.
One lane is closed and there is slow traffic on the A1 northbound at the A69/A186 West Road (Hexham/Denton Burn roundabout) because of an accident.
There is congestion on the A1 to Hollinside Road (Metrocentre).
Monday proves a brighter, colder day than Sunday. A breezy day, the wind turning to become more W/NW'erly 15-20mphRead the full story ›
Wet and windy spells, interspersed with drier interludes this week. Breezy with wintry showers, variable temperatures and a weather warningRead the full story ›
A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was assaulted on Gateshead High Street. His condition is believed to be critical but stable.
It happened just after midnight on Sunday, January 25th.
Three men aged 21, 25 and 26, have been arrested in connection with the assault.
Mostly cloudy, some bright spells, rain on and off and blustery. Milder temperatures than on SaturdayRead the full story ›
A man, woman and child have been rescued from rocks after becoming cut off by the tide.
A group of six people were spotted on rocks knows as 'Bears Back' between Cullercoats Bay and Tynemouth Long Sands. Three of the group, believed to be teenage girls, waded through 15 metres of water back to the beach. The RNLI Lifeboat rescued the man, woman and child, along with two dogs, from the rocks.
The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade, which responded to the call on the land, is warning people of the dangers of wading back to shore because of hidden currents. The Brigade recommends if people become cut off by the tide they dial 999 and take advice from the Coastguard.
After the recent snow and very cold temperatures, we see a return to the sort of weather we would normally expect for the UK in JanuaryRead the full story ›
Two men allegedly stole a car from a residential street in Newcastle after forcing their way into a home and demanding the car keys.
Police said they then drove away in the Ford Focus, which had been parked on Kirkston Avenue in Lemington.
It happened at about 9:45pm on Friday, 23rd January. Police officers found the car a short distance away and arrested one man on suspicion of burglary.
Northumbria Police is now appealing for any witnesses to what happened and to locate the second man.
Bright and breezy, with plenty of sunshine and a continuing small chance of seeing isolated wintry showers in the Pennines, while further east it will probably stay dry throughout.
Maximum Temperature 5C.