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Severe disruption: M53 Merseyside southbound

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M53 Merseyside southbound severe disruption, from J3 for A552 Woodchurch Road to J4 for A5137 Brimstage Road.

M53 Merseyside - Temporary closure and stationary on M53 southbound from J3, A552 (Woodchurch) to J4, A5137 (Bebington), because of a police investigation.

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

Severe disruption: A5104 Flintshire both ways

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A5104 Flintshire both ways severe disruption, from Tir Y Fron Lane to B5101 Ffordd Llanfynydd.

A5104 Flintshire - A5104 Corwen Road in Pontybodkin closed in both directions from the Tir Y Fron Lane junction to the B5101 Ffordd Llanfynydd junction, because of a lorry that's broken down.

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

Severe accident: M53 Cheshire northbound

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M53 Cheshire northbound severe accident, from J9 for A5032 Station Road to J8 for A5032 Merseyton Road.

M53 Cheshire - One lane closed and queues on M53 northbound from J9, A5032 (Ellesmere Port) to J8, A5032 (Ellesmere Port Docks), because of an accident. Congestion to J11 (M56 interchange).

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

Severe disruption: M53 Cheshire southbound

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M53 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, from J9 for A5032 Station Road to J10 for A5117.

M53 Cheshire - One lane closed on M53 southbound from J9, A5032 (Ellesmere Port) to J10, A5117 (Little Stanney), 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 accident: M56 Cheshire both ways

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M56 Cheshire both ways severe accident, from A494 to J15 for M53 J11.

M56 Cheshire - Temporary closure on M56 in both directions from A494 to J15 M53 J11, because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M56 Cheshire eastbound

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M56 Cheshire eastbound severe disruption, from J15 for M53 J11 to J14 for A5117 Chester Services.

M56 Cheshire - Two lanes closed and queues on M56 eastbound from J15 M53 J11 to J14, A5117 (Chester Services), because of a shed load.

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

Severe disruption: A55 Flintshire westbound

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A55 Flintshire westbound severe disruption, from J34 A494 to J33A Brookside.

A55 Flintshire - A55 North Wales Expressway closed westbound from J34, A494 (Ewloe) to J33a, Brookside (Northop Hall East), because of a police investigation.

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

Severe accident: M53 Merseyside southbound

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M53 Merseyside southbound severe accident, from J4 for A5137 Brimstage Road to J5 for A41 New Chester Road.

M53 Merseyside - One lane blocked and it's heavy on M53 southbound from J4, A5137 (Bebington) to J5, A41 (Eastham), because of an accident.

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

Police reassure public over oil plant incident

Cheshire Police are seeking to reassure the public after receiving reports of an incident at the Essar plant in Ellesmere Port.

A power cut there resulted in a controlled flare that is expected to continue burning for the next few hours, police said.

Sirens also sounded following the power cut.

Man's body found by dog walkers near golf course

A man's body has been discovered near Liverpool Municipal Golf Club in Fazakerley.

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Merseyside Police confirmed an investigation was under way following the discovery on Tuesday evening.

Emergency services were called at about 17:40 BST by people walking their dogs on the field off Valley Road.

The death is being treated as unexplained rather than suspicious, police said.

More from Vauxhall-owner on Brexit

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Vauxhall-owner PSA says it wil not invest in Ellesmere Port and Luton while the outcome Brexit remains unclear.

That's according to Michael Lohscheller, chief executive of Opel which is part of the same group.

"We cannot make investment decisions without knowing what will happen," Mr Lohscheller said at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

"Brexit could disrupt supply chains in Europe as well as Britain. There are jobs and investments at stake. Everybody needs to be aware of the responsibility," Mr Lohscheller said.

Severe accident: M53 Cheshire northbound

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M53 Cheshire northbound severe accident, from J11 for M56 J15 to J10 for A5117.

M53 Cheshire - One lane blocked and it's heavy on M53 northbound from J11 M56 J15 to J10, A5117 (Little Stanney), because of an accident involving two cars.

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

Severe disruption: M53 Cheshire southbound

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M53 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, from J7 for B5132 Netherpool Road to J8 for A5032 Merseyton Road.

M53 Cheshire - One lane closed on M53 southbound from J7, B5132 (Overpool) to J8, A5032 (Ellesmere Port Docks), because of a break down.

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