beast from the east

With the country last week plunged into some of the worst winter weather of recent years, the NHS continues to fight to help some of our most vulnerable residents. Medics at Sunderland Royal Hospital, facing their own battle just to get to and from work in the snow, opted to take matters into their own […]

Snow and winter weather continues to cause travel disruption today (Friday 2nd March) as Storm Emma brings strong winds combined with the cold and snow from the ‘Beast from the East’ This is how things looked at 6:15pm on Friday 2nd March, any major updates after will be tweeted out @SparkSunderland. On the Metro, trains […]

The beast from the east has certainly arrived here in Sunderland and here we will keep you updated will the latest travel news. Most schools in Sunderland have shut today and there’s been a number of disruptions to public transport and roads across the city. On the Tyne and Wear Metro, trains are continuing to run […]

The ‘Beast from the East’ has arrived in Sunderland causing major disruption for transport, schools and many more things around Sunderland. This mornings commute was probably the worst one for road users in a long time with delays of over an hour on the A19 and many roads into Sunderland were also affected. The North […]

Further snow has fell overnight and continues to fall this morning (Wednesday 28.2.18) here we will be updating you as much as we can on roads, transport and schools across Sunderland.  An amber ‘be prepared’ weather warning for heavy snows, ice and lightening strikes remain in place for large swathes of North East England and Scotland […]

Heavy snow has already hit parts of southern Britain with warnings of disruption to roads and public transport. The wintry blast, dubbed ‘the Beast from the East’, swept into the UK on Monday morning and is due to head north. According to forecasters, some parts of the country are set to feel colder than the […]

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