Reports of a dog on road on A1(M) Southbound at J63 A167 / A183 (Chester-le-Street).
Matrix sign set to 50 mph.
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Teesside Crown Court heard the 61-year-old made more than a million pounds profit running Albert Skip Hire in Darlington without a permit.
Virgin Trains East Coast say passengers may use Great Northern, Hull Trains and Grand Central on routes to help complete their journey
The warning comes police received reports of men claiming to be builders targeting homes in Heaton.