Latest North East Travel & School Closure Info
Bookmark this page for the latest information including links to school closures, weather, travel and event cancellations across the North East.
Primary and secondary school across Kent can find themselves closing for many reasons across the year from weather, including snow and flooding, to isolated emergencies.
And as temperatures begin to plummet in 2024, and bad weather begins to disrupt travel, make sure you keep it Heart to stay up to date with all the latest information on last-minute school closures and travel issues in your local area.
Listen to Heart using the LISTEN LIVE button above, or via the Global Player, and we'll give you latest news and updates on the situation around the North East.
Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston and Amanda Holden 6.30am-10am, will have the very latest at Breakfast and Vicky Pattison and Adam Lawrance on your way home 4pm-7pm, will update you with any fresh info for the next day.
Just click on the useful links below for the latest information.
How to find out about public transport disruption in the North East?
When the bad weather hits, public transport often suffers with delays, cancellations and amendments to timetables. Whether you're travelling on the bus, trains or in the air, the latest information can be found below.
- Nexus - details of Metro, Ferry, Bus and Rail services in Tyne and Wear
- National Rail Enquiries - information for people travelling to or from the North East by rail
- Newcastle Airport - flights to and from Newcastle.
- Durham Tees Airport - flights to and from Durham Tees Valley Airport.
How to find out about school closures in the North East
We're not able to broadcast all the schools that are closed in the North East so click the links through to your local council school closure page to find out if your school is closed due to the bad weather.
Please note that the information on these websites is maintained by the relevant authorities.