LIVE Snow in Meir power cut in Crewe and more

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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. UP NEXT:Here’s the date of when Greggs festive bake hits storesHere’s the date of when Greggs festive bake hits storesUP NEXT: Click for Sound Watch Next Click to playTap to play The video will start in 1Cancel Play now Share this video Watch againcenter_img Video Loading Video Unavailable Video will play in  We Are Stoke-on-Trent We pay for stories! Send your videos to video@trinitymirror.comWelcome to The Sentinel’s breaking news service bringing you all the latest updates from Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire on Wednesday February 14. Our team of reporters will be updating this live service with all the latest on the weather, traffic and travel as well as news, sport and entertainment through the day. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates in our live news feed below. For the latest news and breaking news visit . Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @ SentinelStaffs – the official Sentinel account – real news in real time. We’re also on – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire & South Cheshire. Key EventsPerson hit by train near Nantwich19:24Tributes paid to two young fathers killed in serious accident17:3520:08Taxi service on offer for passengers after person hit by train at NantwichDelays of up to 90 minutes and some cancellations on Arriva Trains Wales services after someone was hit by a train at Nantwich. Road transport via Taxi is being arranged – passengers to communicate with station staff. 19:24KEY EVENTPerson hit by train near NantwichA person has been hit by a train near Nantwich.Emergency services were called to the scene on the line between Shrewsbury and Crewe shortly before 6.45pm.Read more here.19:01Person hit by train between Crewe and ShrewsburyServices at a stand on Arriva Trains Wales between Shrewsbury and Crewe due to person hit by a train at Nantwich. 18:30Accident at Holden BridgeReports of slow traffic due to accident on A5272 Hanley Road in both directions near A53 Leek New Road (Holden Bridge). 17:41Two vehicle accident in KeelePepper Street in both directions blocked, slow traffic due to accident, two vehicles involved between Scot Hay Road and A525. 17:35KEY EVENTTributes paid to two young fathers killed in serious accidentDarryl Smith, left, and Sean Broomhall were killed in an accident on the A41 (Image: Cheshire Police)The families of two young fathers killed in a serious crash last week have paid tribute to the ‘lovable rogues’.Darryl Smith, aged 29, and Sean Broomhall, aged 24, died on February 7 following a two vehicle collision on the A41 Whitchurch Road at Dragon Hall Business Park near Chester.Read more here.16:23Broken down lorry on M6Slow traffic and one lane closed due to broken down lorry on M6 Southbound between J17 A534 (Sandbach / Crewe) and J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent). In the roadworks area.Lane one (of three) is closed. 16:22Gritters heading out tomorrow morning…Stoke-on-Trent City Council are sending out their gritters tomorrow morning…A spokesman for the council said: The rain will continue into the evening before clearing eastwards by around 8-9pm. It will then be mainly dry with clear spells with road surface temperatures (RSTs) dropping into marginal territory or just below zero in some places around or just after midnight. This will cause RSTs to rise briefly before dipping back to around zero or below zero in the early hours of tomorrow morning.So we will be gritting the roads described in the city council’s winter gritting policy at 4am tomorrow morning.”16:05All lanes re-opened on M6 after accidentQueueing traffic due to earlier accident, a lorry and a car involved on M6 Northbound between Keele Services and J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent). Travel time is around 15 minutes. All lanes have been re-opened.Lane one (of three) was closed just before J16. The car was situated in front of the lorry. Keele Services is located between J15 and J16. 16:02Broken down vehicle blocking M6 slip roadM6 Northbound lane blocked on exit slip road to one due to broken down Van at J13 A449 (Stafford South). Traffic is coping well. 15:45M6 accident moved to hard shoulderGood news. On the #M6 n/bound, J15 – J16, we’ve moved the collision out of the carriageway and onto the Hard Shoulder. Closed lane has re-opened. But allow time for the delays to ease. Approx’ 5 miles of slow traffic. @CMPG— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) February 14, 201815:44Double underground cable fault the cause for loss of power in CreweScottish Power Energy Networks said: A very rare double underground cable fault affected around 700 properties in the CW1 area of Crewe early this morning. We are investigating the possibility that recent third-party work may have impacted our network. Our primary concern was to reconnect supplies to homes and businesses and to keep customers informed of progress. Dozens of engineers and technicians and customer service teams have been on the ground all day. The first properties were brought back on supply just after 9am, and through the day we have reconfigured the network and brought in temporary generation to restore supplies to all of those properties affected. The last properties were reconnected at 2.30pm. Engineers will continue to work in the area over the next 24 hours to fully complete all repair works and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.”15:26Accident in StaffordAlways take extra care on major roundabouts especially when they have multiple lanes & exits. Expect the unexpected and drive carefully to avoid incidents like this. Tactical Support Team assisting with this accident in Stafford— Staffs Police TST (@Tactical_Police) February 14, 201815:02Accident on M6#Staffordshire On the #M6 n/bound, J15 – J16, a car and a HGV have collided. One lane is closed. Two lanes still open, but approx’ 4 miles of queuing traffic. Our traffic officers are already on their way. @CMPG— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) February 14, 201814:27Delays in HanleyQueueing traffic on A52 Leek Road in both directions near Botteslow Street. In the roadworks area.Temporary traffic lights causing delays for gas main works. 14:27Trespasser at Stoke StationMinor delays of up to five minutes on London Northwestern at Stoke-on-Trent due to trespass incident earlier. 12:48Delays on trains between Stoke-on-Trent and LondonA London Northwestern Railway spokesman said: “Due to a fault with the signalling system between Milton Keynes Central and Watford Junction some lines are blocked, services running through these stations may be delayed.”12:31Man due in court on robbery and assault charges following incidentPolice were called to reports a man was spraying lighter fuel over cars and trying to set them on fire. More here.11:59A527 busy but moving A527 Brownhills Road Westbound busy but moving between Pinnox Street and A500 Queensway / Longbridge Hayes Road (Porthill Bank). 11:47University Way busy but movingA5020 University Way Northbound busy but moving at the roadworks at A534 / Hungerford Road (Crewe Green Roundabout). 11:20Temporary traffic lights installed “Temporary traffic signals are in place at the junction of Earle Street and Rainbow Street, Crewe, whilst BT undertake emergency works to repair a sunken manhole frame and cover in the carriageway. Please plan your journey” – Cheshire East Council. 10:43Gritters out in Derbyshire as sleet and snow forecastAreas of Derbyshire which border Staffordshire are set to be gritted as sleet and snow is forecast to hit the region.A Derbyshire County Council spokesman said:Forecasters are telling us a band of rain which will arrive in the west of the county shortly could be preceded by sleet and snow. Our gritting teams are out on high routes and will blast areas with grit as needed. Take care if you’re out on the roads this afternoon.” 10:38Council say snow is starting to stick in MeirA Stoke-on-Trent City Council spokesman said:Our forecast predicted light sleet this morning turning to rain around 11:00. We are getting reports that this sleet/wet Snow is starting to stick in the Meir area, We have dispatched a gritter to treat the area.” 10:21Police crackdown on ‘inconsiderate parking’ on streetPolice say they are responding to complaints about parking on Blackheath Lane in Stafford. More here.Police said they were cracking down on ‘inconsiderate parking’ on the lane (Image: Staffordshire Police)10:18Queuing traffic in CreweQueueing traffic on A5020 University Way Northbound at the roadworks at A534 / Hungerford Road (Crewe Green Roundabout). Travel time is four minutes. 09:33Accident in FentonReports of slow traffic due to accident on A50 King Street between Park Street and A5007 City Road.09:10Large areas of town without electricity following power cutScottish Power say they are working on the issues in Crewe. More here.There is a power cut in the area09:03Delays now clearing on A500 Delays cleared and traffic easing, broken down roadwork vehicles removed on A500 D Road Southbound between A52 Shelton Old Road / A5006 Stoke Road (Stoke Road Interchange) and A50 (Sideway Roundabout)..Sensors indicate any restrictions have now been moved after the earlier roadworks and broken down roadwork vehicles. 09:03Long delays in A53We’re getting reports of long delays on the A53 around Milton traffic lights08:44Accident between Sandon and HilderstoneThe road is partially blocked due to the accident. More on that here.last_img

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