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All lanes have reopened on the A42

All lanes have reopened following an accident on the A42 southbound.

Traffic was temporarily held for ten minutes between junction 13 A511 / A512 Ashby Road (Ashby / Coalville) and M42 junction 11 (Burton)

Burton road currently blocked due to accident

Bus company Midland Classic has told customers that Shakespeare Road is currently blocked due to an accident, with no access to the estate loop.

Bravery award for woman who saved the life of a drowning 91-year-old man at Mercia Marina

A brave woman has been awarded after saving a 91-year-old man from drowning at Mercia Marina.

Sarah Cunnington, a part-time worker at the Willington Marina, jumped into the water after pensioner Dennis Oates fell in on Friday, May 5.

Read the full story here.

Warning as girls, aged 11 and 12, are followed to Stapenhill's Robert Sutton school

Parents and pupils are being urged to be on their guard after two young girls were followed to school by a blue van in the Burton area.

The dark blue van has been reported in the Stapenhill area following pupils, aged 11 and 12, to Blessed Robert Sutton Catholic Sports College, in Bluestone Lane, on two occasions last week.

Read the full story here.

Missing girls from Derby found safe and well

Two missing teenagers have been found safe and well in Derby.

Vanesa Magyarova, 13, and Vanessa Krokova, 14, went missing on Tuesday, November 21.

They were found last night, Sunday, November 26, in the city centre area.

Derbyshire Police would like to thank everyone who shared its appeal.

Large police presence report as officers investigate assault

Police are investigating an assault in Newhall, it has been confirmed.

Four police cars and an ambulance were seen parked at an address in Plummer Road, Newhall, on Friday night.

Read the full story here.

Fears grow for two teenage girls who haven't been seen for four days

Two teenagers have been reported missing and fears are growing for their safety.

Vanesa Magyarova and Vanessa Krokova, who are both from the Normanton area of Derby, have not been seen since Tuesday, November 21. The girls are friends and are believed to be together.

Venesa Magyarova is 13-years-old and was last seen at her home address on Netherclose Street at 8pm on Tuesday.

Read the full story here

Teens Vanessa Krokova (left) and Vanesa Magyarova (right) are missing
Teens Vanessa Krokova (left) and Vanesa Magyarova (right) are missing

Crash on A38 at Barton and Walton turn-off causing travel time of 25 minutes

Drivers are being warned to cater in extra time to their journeys this morning after an accident on the A38 Southbound. The incident, which happened between B5016 for Barton / Walton at the turn off and A513 ( Alrewas / Tamworth Turn Off, Alrewas ) is causing congestion on A38 to A5121 at Branston Interchange. The road is partially blocked and there is queueing traffic. Drivers are being advised that there is a travel time of 25 minutes.

Wrap up warm as today's weather will remain cold and breezy

Most people will be waking up to a chilly start this morning but fear not - the day will be mostly dry with some sunshine! There will be a few blustery showers across the northwest of the region, which may become heavy at times. These may spread further southeast in the afternoon but there will be sunshine in-between. Temperatures expected to reach highs of 10C.

Tonight there will be a few showersacross the far west of the region but elsewhere it will be dry with cloud breaks. A frost and icy stretches are possible. Temperatures will dip to 0C.

It gets colder in the winter and autumn because of the tilt of the Earth
Wrap up warm - Monday is going to be a chilly one! (Image: Getty)

Crash on M42 at Burton junction causes chaos for Monday morning commuters

Motorists setting off to work this morning are being warned of a number of a problems on the roads which are already wreaking havoc with travel plans.

Drivers on the M42 southbound are being told to expect a travel time of 50 minutes after an early morning accident between Junction 11 A42 for Burton and Junction 10 A5 for Tamworth. One lane is closed resulting in a build-up of slow traffic on the major route.

There has been an accident on the M1 near to East Midlands Airport