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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J6, A4538 (Worcester) to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J4 for A38 Halesowen Road Bromsgrove to J3 for A456 Quinton Expressway Halesowen.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J4, A38 (Bromsgrove) to J3, A456 (Halesowen), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M50 Gloucestershire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Gloucestershire westbound severe accident, from J1 for A38 to J2 for A417.

    M50 Gloucestershire - One lane closed on M50 westbound from J1, A38 (Tewkesbury) to J2, A417 (Ledbury), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M50 Gloucestershire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Gloucestershire westbound severe accident, from J1 for A38 to J2 for A417.

    M50 Gloucestershire - One lane closed on M50 westbound from J1, A38 (Tewkesbury) to J2, A417 (Ledbury), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M50 Gloucestershire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Gloucestershire westbound severe accident, from J1 for A38 to J2 for A417.

    M50 Gloucestershire - One lane closed on M50 westbound from J1, A38 (Tewkesbury) to J2, A417 (Ledbury), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe accident, from J4A for M42 to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J4a M42 to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M50 Gloucestershire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Gloucestershire westbound severe accident, from J1 for A38 to J2 for A417.

    M50 Gloucestershire - Slow traffic on M50 westbound from J1, A38 (Tewkesbury) to J2, A417 (Ledbury), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42.

    M5 Worcestershire - Slow traffic on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane blocked and heavy traffic on M5 northbound from J6, A4538 (Worcester) to J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a multi-vehicle accident.

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

  11. University accommodation proposals approved

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Outline proposals for a new student accommodation block near Hereford railway station have been approved.

    The 180-room building will house students from Hereford College of Arts and the city's technology and engineering university, NMiTE.

    The County Council is hoping it will be completed by 2020.

    Hereford site

    The authority says the accommodation will help the city attract more students and it is hoping a commercial investor will come in to fund the construction.

    More detailed plans will now be drawn up.

  12. Video: What's the weather got in store?

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    It will be a cold night with clear periods and patchy cloud and lows of -2C (28F).

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  13. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A46 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, between Beckford Road and Broadway Road.

    A46 Worcestershire - Queuing traffic on A46 Cheltenham Road northbound in Sedgeberrow between the Beckford Road junction and the Broadway Road junction, because of an accident earlier on.

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

  14. Susie Goodall: Yachtswoman taken to hospital after rescue

    Susie Goodall is still in shock after her rescue from the Pacific, according to the man in charge of the Chilean port where she landed earlier this afternoon.

    The Bromsgrove yachtswoman was saved by a Chinese cargo ship which picked her up after her boat capsized in a storm while taking part in a round-the-world race.

    Susie Goodall

    Carlos Espejo said she would be checked over in a hospital before returning home and she plans to write a letter of appreciation to the captain who came to her aid after two days stranded at sea.

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J6, A4538 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  16. Susie Goodall: Rescued sailor makes dry land

    A British yachtswoman, whose boat capsized in a storm in the southern Pacific, has finally made land in Chile after being rescued by a Chinese cargo ship.

    Susie Goodall
    Susie Goodall

    Susie Goodall, 29, from Worcestershire, had been competing solo in the Golden Globe round-the-world race.

    Susie Goodall

    She was picked up by a Chilean Marine boat and arrived in Punta Arenas today after being rescued a week ago.

  17. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M5 northbound between J6, A4538 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle.

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