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Wheels in motion for new cycleway in key town area

A new cycleway and other improvements for pedestrians and road users on the Stobhill approach to Morpeth are about to get under way.

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Planned roadworks for the North East

Planned roadworks for the North East

Highways England has a number of planned roadworks in the North East over the coming week.

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The unveiling of the new signs at Morpeth bus station.

New digital signs at Morpeth bus station

New digital signs at Morpeth bus station should make life easier for travellers, amid efforts to provide real-time travel information across the North East.

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland last year. 
Picture by Jane Coltman

Roadworks on the North East’s trunk roads this week

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside this week.

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An all-electric bus in Croydon. These will gradually take over from the hybrid buses, which will then be cascaded to other areas.

Switching on to wholly electric buses

Regular readers of this column know that the writer is in favour of railway electrification.

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Roadworks are planned this week.

Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 this week.

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Roadworks on the A1.

Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 this week.

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Four Inter-City 125 trains at Paddington. These trains were known as High Speed Trains when they were built 40 years ago, but are so good that some are coming to Scotland when the Great Western electrification is complete, where they will be used on the lines from Edinburgh and Glasgow to Aberdeen and Inverness.

Resolutions for transport ministers

A happy new year to everybody. The start of the year is the time for making resolutions, usually to be better than we have been in the past. We can suggest a few here for the Ministers of Transport in the UK and Scottish governments.

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News from Northumbria Police

Road re-opened after collision incident in Northumberland town

A main road in Cramlington was closed earlier this morning following a two-vehicle collision.

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The bus stops on the A1 at Tritlington, which were installed earlier this year but may be lost during dualling.

School fears among options for dualled A1

A resident who lives next to the A1 between Morpeth and Felton has expressed concern about two of the options for dualling that section.

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St Leonard's Bridge

Another landmark reached on Morpeth bypass scheme

Another key section of work on Morpeth’s £30million bypass will be completed later this week.

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Resurfacing roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in the North East

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland, North Tyneside and further afield during the coming week.

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SENRUG chairman Dennis Fancett is pictured at Morpeth Railway Station. Picture by Simon Williams.

Extra train services for Morpeth start this weekend

A significant number of extra inter-city train services are being introduced at Morpeth Station from this weekend.

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Princes Street in Edinburgh is now almost wholly given over to pedestrians and public transport.

Rail is on the up, but buses still struggle

The last month of the year is a good time to review how things are progressing in transport.

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Watch out for roadworks.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

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Station Yard car park in Ashington.

Multi-storey car-park plans for Northumberland towns

The leader of Northumberland County Council has today announced plans for several multi-storey car parks to manage the growing number of workers, shoppers and visitors – with Ashington and Cramlington earmarked.

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Station Yard car park in Ashington.

Multi-storey car-park plans for Northumberland towns

The leader of Northumberland County Council has today announced plans for several multi-storey car parks to manage the growing number of workers, shoppers and visitors.

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Multi-storey car-park plans for Morpeth

The leader of Northumberland County Council has today announced plans for several multi-storey car parks to manage the growing number of workers, shoppers and visitors – and one is earmarked for Morpeth.

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside this week

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.
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Northumberland flooding latest updates: As it happens

Heavy rain is causing disruption throughout Northumberland this morning. Keep checking for latest news.

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