After much anticipation, the Great Exhibition of the North has opened on the Newcastle Gateshead quayside. It will run for 80 days.Read the full story ›
The Great Exhibition of the North is officially open. For 80 days it will showcase the great contributions made by the north in art, culture, design and innovation.
Twenty five thousand people will witness the official opening display of the UK's largest water sculpture tonight. It's 80 metres in length.
But we've already seen that in rehearsal, along with some of the event's other highlights.
A three-month celebration which starts on Friday 22 June and finishes on the weekend of the Great North Run, Sunday 9 September, 2018.Read the full story ›
Rail services on the East Coast Main Line are to be nationalised, but this is not the first time the East Coast franchise has had issues.Read the full story ›
Thieves made away with a substantial amount of cable in the South Drive area of Hebburn during Tuesday night.Read the full story ›
A section of the A1231 will be closed overnight to allow final resurfacing works to be carried out ahead of the new bridge opening.Read the full story ›
Airline fees for services such as name changes and airport check-in could be targeted under a new Government clampdown.Read the full story ›
Several Drivers were stranded on the road from County Durham to Cumbria on Saturday when the so-called 'Mini-Beast from the East' arrived.Read the full story ›
The A66 in County Durham is closed in both directions.
There is queuing traffic due to multiple accidents caused by snow and poor weather conditions.
A number of crashes have taken place between A67 and A685 / B6276 New Road.
This is also affecting B6276 at A66 / A685.
Due to the adverse weather conditions police have closed A66.
Traffic travelling from Barnard Castle will be diverted at Bowes to head towards Scotch Corner.
Traffic travelling toward Brough will be diverted towards Kirby Stephen.
The Met office has issued a weather warning for snow and Ice, threatening the return of the so-called 'Beast from the East'.Read the full story ›