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  1. Updates on Friday 18 August

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M61 Greater Manchester southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M61 Greater Manchester southbound severe disruption, from J3 for A666 to M60 J15.

    M61 Greater Manchester - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M61 southbound from J3, A666 (Kearsley Spur) to M60 J15, Swinton Interchange, because of a vehicle fire.

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

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    Severe disruption: M66 Greater Manchester northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M66 Greater Manchester northbound severe disruption, from J1 for A56 Walmersley Road to A56.

    M66 Greater Manchester - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M66 northbound from J1, A56 (Ramsbottom) to A56, Ramsbottom Junction, because of emergency repairs.

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

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    Severe disruption: M67 Greater Manchester eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M67 Greater Manchester eastbound severe disruption, from J3 for A57 Manchester Road to J4 for A57 Hyde Road Broadbottom.

    M67 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M67 eastbound from J3, A57 (Hyde) to J4, A57 (Broadbottom), because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, between J19 for A556 and J18 for A54 Middlewich Road Middlewich.

    M6 Cheshire - Lane closed on M6 southbound between J19, A556 (Knutsford) and J18, A54 (Middlewich), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M61 Greater Manchester northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M61 Greater Manchester northbound severe disruption, from J6 for A6027 De Havilland Way to J8 for A674 Millennium Way.

    M61 Greater Manchester - Rolling road-block and debris on the road on M61 northbound from J6, A6027 (Horwich) to J8, A674 (Chorley). Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe accident: M57 Merseyside southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M57 Merseyside southbound severe accident, at J1 for M62 J6.

    M57 Merseyside - M57 exit slip road closed southbound at J1, M62 J6 (Tarbock Island), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    BBC Wales Sport

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    BBC Wales Sport

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    Severe disruption: M602 Greater Manchester both ways

    BBC News Travel

    M602 Greater Manchester both ways severe disruption, at J2 for A576 Gilda Brook Road Trafford Park.

    M602 Greater Manchester - The main road is closed, with traffic being routed around the junction and back on again, and heavy traffic on M602 at J2, A576 (Trafford Park), because of a police incident.

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

  9. Football

    Bury close the gap on League Two leaders Lincoln to two points by stretching their unbeaten run to 11 games with victory at Exeter.

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