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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, from J15 for A500 Queensway to J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J15 for A500 Queensway to J14 for A34.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J14, A34 (Stafford North), 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: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, from J14 for A34 to J15 for A500 Queensway.

    M6 Staffordshire - Slow traffic on M6 northbound from J14, A34 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of an earlier broken down vehicle and an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J14 for A34 to J15 for A500 Queensway.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J14, A34 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), 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 southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J15 for A500 Queensway to J14 for A34.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) to J14, A34 (Stafford North), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. 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

  7. 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
  8. North West weather: Rain moving in with chance of sleet and snow

    BBC Weather

    Clear spells for a time but cloud will gradually drift in from the west bringing the risk of some patchy rain and drizzle. Chance of some sleet or wet snow, mainly to the hills.

    Video content

    Video caption: Becoming cloudier with patchy rain. There's also a risk of some sleet or wet snow.

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  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J14 for A34 and J15 for A500 Queensway.

    M6 Staffordshire - Queuing traffic on M6 northbound between J14, A34 (Stafford North) and J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, from J15 for to J16 for .

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M6 northbound from J15, / (Stoke-On-Trent) to J16, / (Stoke-On-Trent), because of an accident involving a lorry and a car.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, between J14 for A34 and J15 for A500 Queensway.

    M6 Staffordshire - Slow traffic on M6 northbound between J14, A34 (Stafford North) and J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of an earlier broken down vehicle and an accident earlier on. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  12. Police release four boys arrested over violence

    Four teenagers have been released on bail after violence which resulted in five boys needing treatment, two for suspected stab wounds.

    The incident happened on Wednesday evening on Deakin Road in Chell Heath.

    Deakin Road

    Staffordshire Police said the four boys from Stoke-on-Trent, aged between 13 and 16, were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

  13. North West weather: Dry and sunny afternoon ahead

    BBC Weather

    This afternoon will remain dry with sunny periods and patchy cloud, although it will generally become cloudier. There will be a gentle to moderate wind with highs of just 3C.

    Video content

    Video caption: A dry and sunny afternoon with a gentle wind and highs of just 3C.

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