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    Severe disruption: A520 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A520 Staffordshire both ways severe disruption, from A52 Cellarhead Road to A53 Broad Street.

    A520 Staffordshire - A520 St Edward Street blocked in both directions from Cellarhead Cross Roads in Werrington to the A53 Broad Street junction in Leek, because of snow. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: A518 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A518 Staffordshire both ways severe disruption, from Grindley Lane to B5013.

    A518 Staffordshire - A518 Stafford Road blocked in both directions from the Grindley Lane junction in Grindley to the B5013 junction in Uttoxeter, because of snow. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A53 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A53 Staffordshire both ways severe disruption, between A523 Springfield Road and A54 Macclesfield Main Road.

    A53 Staffordshire - A53 Leek Road closed in both directions between the A523 Springfield Road junction in Leek and the A54 Macclesfield Main Road junction in Buxton, because of snow.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Image released of man sought after assault

    Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to after a man and a 17-year-old girl were assaulted in Tamworth.

    Staffordshire Police said officers were called to George Street at 05:12 on 31 October.

    The victims said a man with crutches had approached them, hit the 24-year-old man with a crutch and shouted a homophobic slur.

    The girl then reported being assaulted by the same offender who hit her with a crutch, causing significant facial bruising.

    Anyone who recognises the man in the image is urged to contact the force.

    CCTV image
  5. Storm Arwen to bring wind and snow

    Parts of Shropshire could see winds of 60 to 75mph causing disruption and damage overnight, the Met Office is warning.

    In an updated alert an amber warning for wind has been issued for disruption caused by Storm Arwen which is set to hit the West Midlands later.

    Met office map

    High winds and snow are likely to affect other parts of the West Midlands from midnight and throughout Saturday with a number of outdoor events cancelled.

    The Met Office said temperatures would plummet to below average over the weekend.

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  6. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter

    After a grey, damp start with heavy outbreaks of rain there will be some brighter spells later with highs of 8°C (46°F).

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    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands

    From midnight a yellow warning of wind is in place across the West Midlands as Storm Arwen sweeps across the country, bringing cold spells of rain and sleet.

    Temperatures could feel like -3 on Saturday, the BBC Weather Office said.

  7. Travel disruption likely in high winds

    Strong winds could cause travel disruption and damage to trees tomorrow, the Met Office is warning.

    Met Office map

    A yellow warning for wind has been issued for the whole of the West Midlands.

    It's in place from midnight until 18:00 on Saturday.

  8. Restaurant fire tackled

    A fire has broken out at a restaurant in Staffordshire.

    Firefighters were called to the scene on Stone Road close to Baldwins Gate near Newcastle-under-Lyme just before 04:00.

    A stretch of the road remains closed.

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