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Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J15 for M4 J4B to J14 for A3113 Airport Way.

M25 Berkshire - Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J15 M4 J4b to J14, A3113 (Heathrow), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Thames Valley knife crime at record level, crime data reveals

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Serious knife crime in the Thames Valley has hit its highest level since 2010, latest crime data shows.

Thames Valley Police recorded a total of 1,483 serious crimes involving knives in 2018.

That is up 19 percent on the previous year and the highest since 2010-11.

The crimes included eight homicides, 48 rape and sexual assault offences and 117 threats to kill across the policing area last year.

Thames Valley Police covers Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Man handling a knife
PA
Knife crime in Thames Valley has reached record levels since 2010

Severe accident: M25 Berkshire clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire clockwise severe accident, from J15 for M4 J4B to J16 for M40 J1A.

M25 Berkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J15 M4 J4b to J16 M40 J1a, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M4 Berkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Berkshire eastbound severe accident, from J5 for A4 London Road to J4B for M25 J15.

M4 Berkshire - Two lanes closed and very slow traffic on M4 eastbound from J5, A4 (Langley) to J4b M25 J15, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M4 Berkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Berkshire westbound severe accident, from J4B for M25 J15 to J5 for A4 London Road.

M4 Berkshire - Two lanes closed on M4 westbound from J4b M25 J15 to J5, A4 (Langley), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

How is your local A&E doing?

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs Stoke Mandeville Hospital, missed its A&E waiting target of seeing patients in less than four hours last month.

Hospitals are meant to treat, assess or discharge 95% of patients in that time. Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust saw 89.7% according to figures released for April. This is up on the figure for 12 months ago, which was 85.9%.

How is your local A&E performing?
BBC

At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust a total of 1,276 patients were not seen within the four-hour window in April.

The trust was ranked 27 of 129 trusts of hospital trusts in England.

As a whole, the NHS has failed to meet this target since July 2015. A hospital trust's performance figures include the main accident and emergency department and any minor injuries or care centres it runs.

NHS England has asked patients only to attend A&E department with "genuine life-threatening emergencies".

Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area.

This story has been generated using NHS data, BBC analysis and some automation.

How is your local A&E doing?

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust, which runs Milton Keynes hospital, missed its A&E waiting target of seeing patients in less than four hours last month.

Hospitals are meant to treat, assess or discharge 95% of patients in that time. Milton Keynes Hospital Trust saw 93.4% according to figures released for April. This is down on the figure for 12 months ago, which was 96%.

How is your local A&E performing?
BBC

At Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust a total of 780 patients were not seen within the four-hour window in April.

The trust was ranked 11 of 129 trusts of hospital trusts in England.

As a whole, the NHS has failed to meet this target since July 2015. A hospital trust's performance figures include the main accident and emergency department and any minor injuries or care centres it runs.

NHS England has asked patients only to attend A&E department with "genuine life-threatening emergencies".

Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area.

This story has been generated using NHS data, BBC analysis and some automation.

Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire clockwise severe disruption, at J15 for M4.

M25 Berkshire - One lane blocked and queuing traffic on M25 clockwise at J15 M4, because of a broken down vehicle. Congestion to J13 A30 (Staines).

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

Serial burglar escapes from open prison

Jason Sufi,
Metropolitan Police

Police are trying to trace a man wanted in connection with a "spree of burglaries" committed after he escaped from prison.

Jason Sufi, 39, was reported missing when he failed to return for evening roll call at HMP Springhill an open prison in Buckinghamshire.

He was last seen walking along the main road outside the prison on 20 February.

Sufi is wanted in connection with eight burglaries and a violent robbery, all committed in London, as well as Kent, Hampshire, Cambridgeshire, Thames Valley, Wiltshire and Surrey.

Sufi is described as a white man, approximately 5ft 6ins tall, dark hair and of medium build. He is generally well kept.

Acting Detective Sergeant Ross Burrell, from Central West Crime Squad said: “Since escaping from prison, Sufi has gone on a spree of committing residential burglaries in the capital and south east counties.

"Colleagues from other forces have issued appeals to find him and carried out extensive enquiries but as yet he has not been traced."

Jason Sufi,
Metropolitan Police

Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire clockwise severe disruption, from J15 for M4 J4B to J16 for M40 J1A.

M25 Berkshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J15 M4 J4b to J16 M40 J1a, because of a broken down lorry.

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

Severe accident: M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise severe accident, from J16 for M40 J1A to J15 for M4 J4B.

M25 Buckinghamshire - Two lanes closed and slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J16 M40 J1a to J15 M4 J4b, because of an accident involving lorry.

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

Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J15 for M4 J4B to J14 for A3113 Airport Way.

M25 Berkshire - Debris on the road on M25 anticlockwise from J15 M4 J4b to J14, A3113 (Heathrow).

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

Severe accident: M4 Buckinghamshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Buckinghamshire eastbound severe accident, from J4B for M25 J15 to J4 for Heathrow.

M4 Buckinghamshire - M4 in Berkshire partially blocked and very slow traffic inbound from J4b M25 J15 to J4, Heathrow, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: M4 London westbound

BBC News Travel

M4 London westbound severe accident, from J4 for Heathrow to J4B for M25 J15.

M4 London - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M4 outbound from J4, Heathrow to J4b M25 J15, because of an accident.

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

On the bus catching mobile phone drivers

Police officers are riding on buses to catch drivers using their mobile phones.

Road Safety Officers from Hampshire and the Thames Valley are taking part in a joint operation, using the height of a bus as a vantage point to spot wrongdoing.

Police are using buses to catch drivers on mobile phones
Police officers in Hampshire and the Thames Valley are riding on buses to catch drivers who are using their mobile phones.

Severe congestion: M25 Surrey clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Surrey clockwise severe congestion, from J13 for A30 to J15 for M4.

M25 Surrey - Heavy traffic on M25 clockwise in Berkshire from J13, A30 (Staines) to J15 M4.

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

Ampthill hope to continue 'inspiring' rise up rugby pyramid
With Ampthill one point away from reaching the Championship, BBC Look East visits the side closing in on a fifth promotion in 12 years.

Severe accident: M4 Berkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Berkshire eastbound severe accident, between J5 for A4 London Road and M25.

M4 Berkshire - Two lanes blocked and very slow traffic on M4 eastbound between J5, A4 (Langley) and M25, because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire clockwise severe disruption, from J15 for M4 to J16 for M40.

M25 Berkshire - Queuing traffic on M25 clockwise from J15 M4 to J16 M40, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. Congestion to J13 (Staines). All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Severe accident: M4 Berkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Berkshire eastbound severe accident, before J4B for M25 J15.

M4 Berkshire - Two lanes blocked and queuing traffic on M4 eastbound before J4b M25 J15, because of an accident. Congestion to J5 (Langley).

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

Severe accident: M4 Berkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Berkshire eastbound severe accident, from J5 for A4 London Road to J4B for M25 J15.

M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M4 eastbound from J5, A4 (Langley) to J4b M25 J15, because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J15 for M4 to J14 for A3113 Airport Way.

M25 Berkshire - Stationary traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J15 M4 to J14, A3113 (Heathrow), because of all traffic being temporarily held and a car fire.

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

Severe accident: M25 London clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 London clockwise severe accident, from J14 for A3113 Airport Way to J15 for M4.

M25 London - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J14, A3113 (Heathrow) to J15 M4, because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J16 for M40 to J15 for M4.

M25 Buckinghamshire - Queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J16 M40 to J15 M4, because of an earlier broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, at J4B for M25 J15.

M4 Berkshire - M4 entry slip road partially blocked and very slow traffic westbound at J4b M25 J15, because of an overturned vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire clockwise severe disruption, at J15 for M4.

M25 Berkshire - Very slow traffic on M25 clockwise at J15 M4, because of an earlier broken down vehicle.

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

Severe accident: M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise severe accident, from J16 for M40 J1A to J15 for M4 J4B.

M25 Buckinghamshire - Very slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J16 M40 J1a to J15 M4 J4b, because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Severe accident: M4 Berkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M4 Berkshire westbound severe accident, from J4B for M25 J15 to J5 for A4 London Road.

M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M4 westbound from J4b M25 J15 to J5, A4 (Langley), because of an accident.

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

How is your local A&E doing?

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust, which runs Milton Keynes hospital, missed its A&E waiting target of seeing patients in less than four hours last month.

Hospitals are meant to treat, assess or discharge 95% of patients in that time. Milton Keynes Hospital Trust saw 92.2% according to figures released for March. This is up on the figure for 12 months ago, which was 88.6%.

How is your local A&E performing?
BBC

At Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust a total of 975 patients were not seen within the four-hour window in March.

The trust was ranked 25 of 131 trusts of hospital trusts in England.

As a whole, the NHS has failed to meet this target since July 2015. A hospital trust's performance figures include the main accident and emergency department and any minor injuries or care centres it runs.

NHS England has asked patients only to attend A&E department with "genuine life-threatening emergencies".

Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area.

This story has been generated using NHS data, BBC analysis and some automation.

How is your local A&E doing?

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs Stoke Mandeville Hospital, missed its A&E waiting target of seeing patients in less than four hours last month.

Hospitals are meant to treat, assess or discharge 95% of patients in that time. Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust saw 87.2% according to figures released for March. This is up on the figure for 12 months ago, which was 84.6%.

How is your local A&E performing?
BBC

At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust a total of 1,801 patients were not seen within the four-hour window in March.

The trust was ranked 46 of 131 trusts of hospital trusts in England.

As a whole, the NHS has failed to meet this target since July 2015. A hospital trust's performance figures include the main accident and emergency department and any minor injuries or care centres it runs.

NHS England has asked patients only to attend A&E department with "genuine life-threatening emergencies".

Check NHS cancer, A&E, ops and mental health targets in your area.

This story has been generated using NHS data, BBC analysis and some automation.

Severe accident: M25 Berkshire clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Berkshire clockwise severe accident, between J15 for M4 and J16 for M40.

M25 Berkshire - One lane closed on M25 clockwise between J15 M4 and J16 M40, because of an accident.

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

Reading police team up with mental health nurses
Police officers say they are "overwhelmed" by calls to mental health patients and need round-the-clock help from medical staff.

Severe disruption: M25 London clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 London clockwise severe disruption, from J14 for A3113 Airport Way to J15 for M4.

M25 London - One lane blocked and queuing traffic on M25 clockwise from J14, A3113 (Heathrow) to J15 M4, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe accident: M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise severe accident, from J16 for M40 to J15 for M4.

M25 Buckinghamshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J16 M40 to J15 M4, because of an accident.

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