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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from M42 to J2 for A441 Hopwood Park Services.

    M42 Worcestershire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M42 northbound from M42, Bromsgrove to J2, A441 (Hopwood Park Services), because of an accident.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane to J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J6, A4538 (Worcester) to J5, A38 (Droitwich), 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 disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J4 for A38 Halesowen Road Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), 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: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, at J4 for A38 Halesowen Road Bromsgrove.

    M5 Worcestershire - M5 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a broken down van.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M50 Gloucestershire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Gloucestershire eastbound severe disruption, from J2 for A417 to J1 for A38.

    M50 Gloucestershire - One lane closed on M50 eastbound from J2, A417 (Ledbury) to J1, A38 (Tewkesbury), because of a vehicle fire. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M50 Gloucestershire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M50 Gloucestershire eastbound severe disruption, from J2 for A417 to J1 for A38.

    M50 Gloucestershire - One lane closed on M50 eastbound from J2, A417 (Ledbury) to J1, A38 (Tewkesbury), because of a vehicle fire. Traffic is coping well.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J6, A4538 (Worcester), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M42 Worcestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J1 for A38 Birmingham Road.

    M42 Worcestershire - M42 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J1, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of Abandoned Vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J8 for M50 to J7 for A44 Worcester.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J8 M50 to J7, A44 (Worcester), because of emergency repairs.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J7 for A44 Worcester to J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane blocked on M5 northbound from J7, A44 (Worcester) to J6, A4538 (Worcester), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for A4538 Pershore Lane and J5 for A38 Droitwich.

    M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J6, A4538 (Worcester) and J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  12. Appeal to trace owner of war medals

    Police are trying to trace the owner of three war medals recovered in Birmingham yesterday.

    It's thought they were issued to an officer from Staffordshire who served in the Middlesex Regiment between 1915 and 1916.

    Three medals

    West Mercia Police says they are:

    • An Allied Victory Medal with the dates 1914/1919 on it
    • A British War Medal dated 1914/1920
    • A star-shaped medal dated 1914
  13. Video: What's the weekend weather got in store?

    Rebecca Wood

    BBC Midlands Today

    Any cloud should clear later leaving a clear cold night with lows of -1C (30F).

    Saturday will start off chilly but we can expect a dry and sunny day.

    Video content

    Video caption: Latest weather for the West Midlands
  14. Main roads clear as Herefordshire sees heavy snow

    Southern parts of Herefordshire saw heavy snow last night, with three inches reported in Ross-on-Wye.

    A handful of rural schools have closed, but the company responsible for clearing the roads, Balfour Beatty, said all the main routes through the county were open.

    Bromyard

    Hereford FC are asking for help to clear the pitch at Edgar Street ahead of their match at home to Curzon Ashton tomorrow and say snow shovels will be provided.

  15. Your pictures: A chilly start to the day

    BBC Weather Watchers

    This snowy scene in Leek, Staffordshire, was taken this morning by BBC Weather Watcher Videoman.

    Leek

    Snow also fell in Hereford, as seen in this picture by Stefftheneff.

    Hereford

    Parker Charlie sent in this chilly image he took in Stoke-on-Trent this morning.

    Stoke on Trent