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Severe accident: A483 Wrexham northbound

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A483 Wrexham northbound severe accident, from J1 A539 to J2 B5426.

A483 Wrexham - A483 in Ruabon closed and queues northbound from J1 A539 to J2, B5426 (Johnstown), because of accident investigation work. Congestion to Halton Roundabout.

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

Meet the new police puppy recruits Keo and Logan
Labrador Keo and Dutch Herder Logan are working with the North Wales and Cheshire Police Alliance dog unit.

JCB signs £75m deal

Allen Cook

BBC News

Construction giant JCB has signed a £75m deal for machinery which will be built in Staffordshire.

Managers in front of telescopic handlers
JCB

A plant fire firm, Ardent Hire Solutions, has placed the order which includes 1,100 telescopic handlers along with fork lifts and backhoe loaders, the digger which made the company famous.

As well as building the machines in Rocester and Cheadle, JCB says their engines will be made in Derbyshire and their Wrexham factory will make transmissions and axles.

Severe disruption: A483 Wrexham southbound

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A483 Wrexham southbound severe disruption, from J7 B5102 to J6 A5156.

A483 Wrexham - Temporary closure and queues on A483 southbound in Marford from J7, B5102 (Rossett) to J6, A5156 (Gresford Interchange), because of emergency repairs.

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

Severe disruption: A5104 Flintshire both ways

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A5104 Flintshire both ways severe disruption, from Stryt Isa to A550.

A5104 Flintshire - A5104 in Penyffordd blocked and it's slow in both directions from the Stryt Isa junction to the A550 junction.

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

Severe accident: A55 Cheshire westbound

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A55 Cheshire westbound severe accident, from J38 A483 Wrexham Road to J36 A5104 Mold Road.

A55 Cheshire - A55 closed westbound from J38, A483 (Posthouse Roundabout) to J36, A5104 (Warren Bank Interchange), because of an accident involving two cars.

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

Roads flooded after heavy rainfall
Rivers rise sharply and roads are overrun with floodwater after heavy rain in parts of Wales.

Severe disruption: A41 Cheshire both ways

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A41 Cheshire both ways severe disruption, from Rocky Lane to A534 Broxton Road.

A41 Cheshire - A41 Whitchurch Road in Chowley closed and queues in both directions from the Rocky Lane junction to the A534 Broxton Road junction, because of flooding. Diversion in operation - For long distance traffic will be via the A534 towards Wrexham, then the A483 to Chester at the Posthouse Roundabout take the A55 back to J39.

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

Severe accident: A5104 Flintshire both ways

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A5104 Flintshire both ways severe accident, at Ffordd-Y-Rhos.

A5104 Flintshire - A5104 Corwen Road in Treuddyn closed and queues in both directions at the Ffordd-Y-Rhos junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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