Retro Festival of the summer for Sunderland, the 80s are back in town

Retro Festival of the summer for Sunderland, the 80s are back in town

TweetIf you’re still a massive fan of 80s acts you should be well catered for at Herrington Park on Saturday, June 9 when the huge area opposite Penshaw Monument plays host to Let’s Rock The North East And the lineup, which was announced in October 2017 , reads like a who’s who of 80s chart favourites with Tony Hadley, Kim Wilde, ABC and Heaven 17 topping the bill. The has been touring the country over…

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Weather report for the rest of the week for the north east region

Weather report for the rest of the week for the north east region

Tweet Wintry showers today. Snow overnight. Cold, windy at times. Today: Another cold, windy day, with bright or sunny spells and wintry showers, these showers most frequent over Pennines, and locally heavy. The showers then becoming lighter and more isolated towards evening. Maximum temperature 3 °C. Tonight: Thickening cloud will bring a spell of snow overnight, locally heavy, giving accumulations for many. Although, rain or sleet may be more likely along the immediate coast. Windier again…

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Brace yourselves: Expect sleet, snow and freezing temperatures on Tuesday

Brace yourselves: Expect sleet, snow and freezing temperatures on Tuesday

TweetA weather warning has been issued for western and northern parts of the North East between 3pm on Monday and 6pm on Wednesday. The Met Office says: “Heavy, squally showers will turn to sleet, hail and snow for many areas of Scotland later on Monday, then parts of Northern Ireland and the far north of England Monday night. Snow showers will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near…

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Yellow Warning for Snow

Yellow Warning for Snow

Tweet03:00 on Friday until 12:00 on Friday A spell of snow is likely across parts of northern England and southern Scotland on Friday morning. Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services. Some delays to air travel are also possible. Chief Forecaster’s assessment A band of rain, heavy at times, is expected to move eastwards over the UK. With cold air in place, a…

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12 Vehicles collision on the A19

12 Vehicles collision on the A19

TweetEmergency services are dealing with a collision on the A19 involving 12 vehicles. The southbound carriageway is blocked at the Dalton Park turn off in Seaham in both directions due to the crash on Tuesday morning. Police are at the scene and an air ambulance have also landed. Durham Constabulary confirmed that 12 vehicles had been involved and both carriageways were closed for the Great North Air Ambulance to land. County Durham and Darlington Fire…

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Peter Kay cancels all live tour dates including Newcastle

Peter Kay cancels all live tour dates including Newcastle

TweetStatement from Peter Kay Due to unforeseen family circumstances I deeply regret that I am having to cancel all of my upcoming work projects. This unfortunately includes my upcoming stand-up tour, Dance For Life shows and any outstanding live work commitments. My sincerest apologies. This decision has not been taken lightly and I’m sure you’ll understand my family must always come first. I’ve always endeavoured to protect my family’s privacy from the media. I hope…

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Heavy Snow forecasted over the weekend as yellow warning issued by the Met Office

Heavy Snow forecasted over the weekend as yellow warning issued by the Met Office

TweetThe Met Office has issued a YELLOW warning for heavy snow for Sunday 10th December across the whole of the North East region. This could lead to road, rail and air travel delays, with the potential for vehicles to become stranded or public transport to be cancelled. Rural communities with limited access routes could become cut off. Between 04:00 Sun 10th and 23:55 Sun 10th A band of rain, heavy at times, is expected to move…

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