An accident is has closed the A1 Western Bypass northbound carriageway at Birtley. There is queueing traffic between the Angel Of The North and Coalhouse Roundabout. The accident involved two cars, two lorries and a motorbike. There is also a fuel spillage.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead