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Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

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M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J4 for M42 J7 to J5 for A452.

M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J4, M42 J7 (Coleshill) to J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

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M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, from J24 for A453 Ashby Road Nottingham South to J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J24, A453 (Nottingham South) to J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M40 Warwickshire southbound

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M40 Warwickshire southbound severe accident, from J15 for A46 Warwick By Pass Warwick to J13 for A452 Banbury Road.

M40 Warwickshire - Two lanes closed and queues on M40 southbound from J15, A46 (Warwick) to J13, A452 (Bishop's Tachbrook), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

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M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42.

M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

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M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J11 for A460 to J12 for A5.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J11, A460 (Cannock) to J12, A5 (Gailey), because of flooding. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M54 Staffordshire eastbound

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M54 Staffordshire eastbound severe disruption, at J1 for A460 Cannock Road Wolverhampton.

M54 Staffordshire - M54 lane closed on entry slip road eastbound at J1, A460 (Wolverhampton), because of flooding. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M42 Worcestershire northbound

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M42 Worcestershire northbound severe accident, from J1 for A38 Birmingham Road to J2 for A441 Hopwood Park Services.

M42 Worcestershire - One lane closed and it's slow on M42 northbound from J1, A38 (Bromsgrove) to J2, A441 (Hopwood Park Services), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

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M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, at J14 for A34.

M6 Staffordshire - M6 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J14, A34 (Stafford North), because of a lorry that's broken down.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

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M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J14 for A34 to J15 for A500 D Road.

M6 Staffordshire - Lane closed on M6 northbound from J14, A34 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire southbound

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M6 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, from J14 for A34 to J13 for A449.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed and it's heavy on M6 southbound from J14, A34 (Stafford North) to J13, A449 (Stafford South), because of a break down.

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

Severe accident: M6 Staffordshire northbound

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M6 Staffordshire northbound severe accident, from J14 for A34 to J15 for A500 D Road.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J14, A34 (Stafford North) to J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

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M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, from J13 for A449 to J14 for A34.

M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J13, A449 (Stafford South) to J14, A34 (Stafford North), because of a car that's broken down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: A42 Leicestershire southbound

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A42 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, from M1 J23A Derby to J13 A511 Ashby-De-La-Zouch.

A42 Leicestershire - A42 closed and queues southbound from Derby to J13, A511 (Ashby-De-La-Zouch), because of a serious accident involving a lorry and a moped. Diversion in operation - Continue on the M1 to J23 and follow the solid diamond symbol. Then take the A512 westbound to re-join the A42 at J13 (Ashby-De-La Zouch).

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

Severe accident: A42 Leicestershire southbound

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A42 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, from M1 J23A Derby to J13 A511 Ashby-De-La-Zouch.

A42 Leicestershire - One lane closed on A42 southbound from Derby to J13, A511 (Ashby-De-La-Zouch), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M69 Leicestershire southbound

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M69 Leicestershire southbound severe disruption, from M1 J21 to J1 for A5 Hinckley.

M69 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M69 southbound from M1 J21, Leicester to J1, A5 (Hinckley), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M6 Warwickshire northbound

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M6 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, from J3 for A444 Bedworth Bypass Nuneaton to J4 for M42 J7.

M6 Warwickshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound from J3, A444 (Nuneaton) to J4, M42 J7 (Coleshill), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

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

M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 southbound at J4, A38 (Bromsgrove), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire northbound

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M5 Worcestershire northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A38 Droitwich to J4A for M42.

M5 Worcestershire - One lane closed on M5 northbound from J5, A38 (Droitwich) to J4a M42, because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands northbound

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M42 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, from J5 for A41 Solihull By-Pass Solihull to J6 for A45 Coventry Road Birmingham Airport.

M42 West Midlands - One lane closed and it's slow on M42 northbound from J5, A41 (Solihull) to J6, A45 (Birmingham Airport), because of a break down.

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

Severe accident: M1 Leicestershire southbound

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M1 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, from J21 for M69 to J20 for A4304 Lutterworth Road.

M1 Leicestershire - Temporary closure and queues on M1 southbound from J21, M69 (Leicester) to J20, A4304 (Lutterworth), because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M54 Shropshire eastbound

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M54 Shropshire eastbound severe accident, between J4 for A464 and J3 for A41 Newport Road.

M54 Shropshire - One lane closed on M54 eastbound between J4, A464 (Shifnal) and J3, A41 (Albrighton), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire northbound

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M42 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J9 for A4097 Kingsbury Road Curdworth and J10 for A5 Watling Street.

M42 Warwickshire - One lane closed and it's slow on M42 northbound between J9, A4097 (Curdworth) and J10, A5 (Tamworth), because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands northbound

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M42 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A41 Solihull By-Pass Solihull and J6 for A45 Coventry Road Birmingham Airport.

M42 West Midlands - Two lanes closed and queues on M42 northbound between J5, A41 (Solihull) and J6, A45 (Birmingham Airport), because of a break down.

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

Golfers try for marathon rounds

Ian Winter

BBC Midlands Today Sport

Four golfers have set off on a marathon challenge to help celebrate a club's 125th anniversary.

Golfers,
BBC

The four, including Nuneaton's Andy Sullivan, set out at daybreak to play 125 holes at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club before it gets dark.

That works out as seven consecutive rounds without stopping.

Sullivan said "it might not be the best preparation for an event I've got next week, but it's with good friends, and we'll try and have a bit of banter and raise as much money as we can."

Severe disruption: M5 Worcestershire southbound

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M5 Worcestershire southbound severe disruption, at J5 for A38 Droitwich.

M5 Worcestershire - M5 entry slip road closed southbound at J5, A38 (Droitwich), because of animals on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

Funding for station cycle schemes awarded

More than £160,000 has been awarded to schemes across the West Midlands to improve cycle facilities at railway stations.

Coventry station design
Coventry City Council

Coventry has been given £67,000 with £97,800 awarded to improve facilities at Droitwich, Rowley, Regis, Shenstone and Four Oaks stations by the Department for Transport.

Coventry railway station is currently undergoing a £82m transformation.

Former Lord Mayor of Coventry dies

Gary Crookes, a city councillor and former Lord Mayor of Coventry, has died aged 68, it's been announced.

Gary Crookes
Coventry Conservatives

Mr Crookes represented Wainbody ward for the Conservatives for almost 25 years, having first become a councillor in 1995.

The local party said he was "dedicated and hard working" who "loved Coventry and was committed to helping our city".

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Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

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M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, at J8 for M5.

M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and it's slow on M6 northbound at J8 M5, because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: M6 West Midlands northbound

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M6 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J5 for A452 and J6 for A38.

M6 West Midlands - One lane closed and it's slow on M6 northbound between J5, A452 (Castle Bromwich) and J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction, because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: M42 West Midlands southbound

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M42 West Midlands southbound severe disruption, between J6 for A45 Coventry Road Birmingham Airport and J5 for A41 Solihull By-Pass Solihull.

M42 West Midlands - One lane closed and queues on M42 southbound between J6, A45 (Birmingham Airport) and J5, A41 (Solihull), because of a break down.

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