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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire northbound severe disruption, from J16 for A500 Stoke-On-Trent to J17 for A534 Old Mill Road Sandbach.

    M6 Cheshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J16, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) in Staffordshire to J17, A534 (Sandbach) in Cheshire, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

  2. Around the web: Cancer plea from mum after son's murder

    Stoke-on-Trent Live

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  3. Family of dead England fan face 'hard' Christmas

    BBC News England

    The family of a football fan who died while in Bulgaria for an England game says Christmas will be hard because it was a time of year he loved.

    Rob Spray

    Rob Spray, 32, from Heath Hayes, Staffordshire, was in Sofia for England's Euro 2020 qualifier on 14 October when he died.

    His sister Katie Brown said relatives talked to his ashes daily and the family would put out a dinner plate on Christmas Day.

    "He loved this time of year with the festive football fixtures," she said.