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Severe accident: M77 East Renfrewshire northbound

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M77 East Renfrewshire northbound severe accident, at J5 for A726 Eaglesham.

M77 East Renfrewshire - Two lanes blocked and queues on M77 northbound at J5, A726 (Eaglesham), because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M77 Glasgow City southbound

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M77 Glasgow City southbound severe accident, from J3 for A726 Nitshill Road Nitshill Road to J4 for B7087 Crookfur Road.

M77 Glasgow City - M77 partially blocked and queues southbound from J3, A726 (Nitshill Road) to J4, B7087 (Crookfur Road), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M77 Glasgow City southbound

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M77 Glasgow City southbound severe disruption, from J3 for A726 Nitshill Road Nitshill Road to J4 for B7087 Crookfur Road.

M77 Glasgow City - One lane closed on M77 southbound from J3, A726 (Nitshill Road) to J4, B7087 (Crookfur Road), because of a car that's broken down.

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

Severe disruption: M77 East Renfrewshire southbound

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M77 East Renfrewshire southbound severe disruption, from J5 for A726 Eaglesham to J6 for A77.

M77 East Renfrewshire - One lane blocked on M77 southbound from J5, A726 (Eaglesham) to J6, A77 (Kingswell), because of debris on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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Care home boss attacks Scottish government over testing

Rainbow pictures in the windows of a Glasgow care home
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The boss of a care home where the deaths of nine residents have been attributed to Covid-19 has criticised the Scottish Government over a lack of testing.

The Newark Care facility in Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, said no staff or residents had been tested, despite repeated requests to the government.

Chief executive Jack Ryan has now written to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlining his concerns, after she announced on Wednesday all symptomatic staff and residents in care homes would be tested.

He wrote: "You stated that it is standard practice for testing of early cases to be carried out within care homes. You need to be aware that despite having now lost nine residents whose deaths have been reported as coronavirus-related, there has been no testing at any point."

Meanwhile, nine residents have died at a care home in West Dunbartonshire from suspected coronavirus, with a further 16 showing symptoms.

Earlier this week, National Records of Scotland figures indicated nearly a quarter of all deaths linked to Covid-19 in Scotland were in care homes.

Severe accident: M77 East Renfrewshire southbound

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M77 East Renfrewshire southbound severe accident, between J4 for B7087 Crookfur Road and J5 for A726 Eaglesham.

M77 East Renfrewshire - One lane blocked on M77 southbound between J4, B7087 (Crookfur Road) and J5, A726 (Eaglesham), because of an accident and debris on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M77 East Renfrewshire southbound

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M77 East Renfrewshire southbound severe disruption, at J5 for A726 Eaglesham.

M77 East Renfrewshire - M77 entry slip road closed southbound at J5, A726 (Eaglesham), because of a lorry that's broken down.

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

Severe disruption: M77 Glasgow City southbound

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M77 Glasgow City southbound severe disruption, from J3 for A726 Nitshill Road Nitshill Road to J4 for B7087 Crookfur Road.

M77 Glasgow City - One lane blocked and it's very slow on M77 southbound from J3, A726 (Nitshill Road) to J4, B7087 (Crookfur Road), because of a vehicle on fire.

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

Severe disruption: M77 East Renfrewshire southbound

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M77 East Renfrewshire southbound severe disruption, at J5 for A726 Eaglesham.

M77 East Renfrewshire - M77 exit slip road partially blocked and queues southbound at J5, A726 (Eaglesham), because of a broken down van.

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

Severe disruption: M77 East Ayrshire both ways

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M77 East Ayrshire both ways severe disruption, from J6 for A77 to J5 for A726 Eaglesham.

M77 East Ayrshire - Snow on M77 in both directions from J6, A77 (Kingswell) to J5, A726 (Eaglesham). Approach with care.

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