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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A34 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A34 Staffordshire southbound severe accident, between A527 Barracks Road and Occupation Street.

    A34 Staffordshire - A34 London Road in Newcastle-Under-Lyme closed southbound between Grosvenor Roundabout and the Occupation Street junction, because of an accident.

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

  2. Andrew Mullen

    BBC Sport

    Southampton v Stoke

    Andrew Mullen

    BBC Sport

    Stoke boss Paul Lambert feels his side have the "momentum" heading into the final nine games of the season after drawing at Southampton.

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    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J13 for A449 and J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - Two lanes closed on M6 southbound between J13, A449 (Stafford South) and J12, A5 (Gailey), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, between J13 for A449 and J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound between J13, A449 (Stafford South) and J12, A5 (Gailey), 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: A5 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A5 Staffordshire both ways severe disruption, between Vicarage Road and M6 J12.

    A5 Staffordshire - A5 in Four Crosses closed in both directions between the Vicarage Road junction and Gailey, because of stuck lorry. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J10 for A5 and J9 for M6 Toll.

    M42 Warwickshire - Queuing traffic on M42 southbound between J10, A5 (Tamworth) and J9, M6 Toll (Curdworth), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

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    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, between J10A for M54 and J11 for A460.

    M6 Staffordshire - Two lanes closed on M6 northbound between J10a M54 and J11, A460 (Cannock), because of an accident.

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

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    Severe accident: M42 Warwickshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, between J10 for A5 and J9 for M6 Toll.

    M42 Warwickshire - Queuing traffic on M42 southbound between J10, A5 (Tamworth) and J9, M6 Toll (Curdworth), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

  9. Phil McCann

    Cheshire Political Reporter, BBC News

    Baron's Quay

    Phil McCann

    Cheshire Political Reporter, BBC News

    Cheshire West and Chester Council's Brian Clarke says attracting tenants had "proved challenging".

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  10. Swans killed in suspected dog attack

    Vicky Norton

    BBC Radio Stoke

    Two swans that were found dead at a park in Staffordshire are thought to have been attacked by an animal.

    Chasewater Country Park

    The RSPCA says the two birds were discovered by a lake at Chasewater Country Park, Burntwood on 21 February with bite marks on their necks and body.

    The charity says it can't rule out a dog attacked them and is urging owners to keep their pets on a lead when near wildlife.

  11. Will there be more snow and ice this weekend?

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    After all the snow and strong winds today, what will the weekend hold? Here's our look at the forecast for the West Midlands.

    If you want to stay up-to-date over the weekend, head to the BBC Weather website for a latest forecast for your area.

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    Video caption: Rebecca Wood
  12. Weather: Temperatures to plunge for another chilly night

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    You won't be surprised to hear another freezing night is in store across the region, with lows of about -2C.

    It will be cloudy at times with ice and some snow flurries developing, with moderate easterly winds.

    More from BBC Weather.

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    Video caption: Some more snow but it will peter out leaving a dry but cold Saturday
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    Severe disruption: A41 Shropshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A41 Shropshire both ways severe disruption, between A519 and A53.

    A41 Shropshire - A41 closed in both directions between the A519 junction in Newport and the A53 junction in Ternhill, 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 accident: M6 West Midlands northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 West Midlands northbound severe accident, between J10 for A454 and J11 for A460.

    M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound between J10, A454 (Wolverhampton) and J11, A460 (Cannock), because of an accident involving lorry and two cars.

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