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One lane blocked after two vehicles crash on major north-east road


Two vans have crashed on a north-east road. The incident happened on the AWPR near to the Blackdog roundabout at 7.30am. Nobody was hurt. A police spokesman said: “It came into us at 7.30am. “There two vans involved. One lane is blocked and there were no injuries.”

The carcass was found by a dog walker on the beach at Blackdog. Picture: Jill Runcie

Body of ‘whale’ found washed up on north-east beach


The carcass of what is believed to be a dead whale has been found on a north-east beach. It was discovered on the beach at Blackdog by a dog walker earlier today. It is not yet known how the animal passed away or how long it had been dead for.