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  1. Video: Your 50-second weather forecast

    Rich Davis

    BBC Weather presenter

    It will be a cloudy day with some scattered showers but sunny spells at times and highs of 8C (46F).

    Video content

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

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J14 for A5013 to J15 for A500.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J14, A5013 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J15 for A500 to J14 for A5013.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J14, A5013 (Stafford North), because of a broken down vehicle.

    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, from J13 for A449 to J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J13, A449 (Stafford South) to 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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J14 for A5013 and J15 for A500.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J14, A5013 (Stafford North) and J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A458 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A458 Staffordshire both ways severe accident, between Kinver Road and Chester Road.

    A458 Staffordshire - A458 Cote Lane in Enville closed in both directions between the Kinver Road junction and the Chester Road junction, because of an accident involving 2 vehicles. Diversion in operation - take Kinver Road.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A51 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A51 Staffordshire both ways severe accident, between Hilderstone Road and Butterhill Bank.

    A51 Staffordshire - A51 Butterhill Bank in Sandon closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the Hilderstone Road junction and the Butterhill Bank junction, because of an accident.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J13 for A449 to J12 for A5.

    M6 Staffordshire - All traffic being temporarily held and an incident on M6 southbound from J13, A449 (Stafford South) to J12, A5 (Gailey).

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J12 for A5 to J11A for M6 Toll.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound in Calf Heath from J12, A5 (Gailey) to J11a M6 Toll, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  10. Local firms help out vandalised school

    Local businesses have donated new outdoor equipment to a Staffordshire school that was vandalised last month.

    Staffordshire Police said the intruders damaged a playground picnic table at Werrington Primary School on 5 October and emptied planters into the pond.

    children and new playground equipment

    Staff and children were presented with the new equipment yesterday.

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe accident, from J17 for A534 Old Mill Road Sandbach to J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Cheshire - Stationary traffic on M6 southbound from J17, A534 (Sandbach) to J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

  12. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe accident, from J17 for A534 Old Mill Road Sandbach to J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Cheshire - Stationary traffic on M6 southbound from J17, A534 (Sandbach) to J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident. In the roadworks area.

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