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Accident on the A38 southbound

An accident on the A38 southbound is causing issues for motorists.

The incident, involving a lorry and a car, took place between the A5192 Cappers Lane in Lichfield and the A5206 (Swinfen Island)

One lane is closed due to debris on the road.

Traffic is affected between Lichfield and Wychnor Bridges.

Delays on the M1 northbound after accident involving three vehicles

There are delays on the M1 northbound after an accident involving three vehicles.

Two lanes are closed due to debris on the road between junction 27 A608 for Hucknall and junction 28 A38 for Alfreton.

Emergency services are currently attending the scene.

Travel time is around 60 minutes.

Barrow Lane closed in both directions after pedestrian hurt in collision with car

Police say Barrow Road in Swarkestone has been closed in both directions after a pedestrian was injured in a collision with a car.

There is queuing traffic between Sinfin Lane and the A514.

The accident is reported to have happened near to the Crewe and Harpur.

Delays are also affecting Lowes Lane and the A5132.

Mum inspired to raise awareness of her very own Wonder by new Hollywood film

The mum of a seven-year-old boy born with facial deformities has insisted that “just because he looks different, doesn’t mean he is different”.

She spoke to the Burton Mail as Hollywood prepares to release Wonder, a film about Auggie, a young boy born with facial differences that stopped him from attending school.

Read the full story here.

Petition calling for Burton MP Andrew Griffiths to resign after Corbyn jibe passes 3,500 signatures

An online petition calling for Burton’s MP to resign has surpassed 3,500 signatures. It comes as a Labour Party communications manager from the town says MP Andrew Griffiths should not stand down despite the petition, but the Tory MP ought to apologise for the heckling incident during the Budget which made national news.

Read the full story here.

Adam Peaty will vie for BBC Sports Personality of the Year award again

Uttoxeter swimmer Adam Peaty is a contender for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for the fourth year running.

The 22-year-old is one of 12 in the frame, with the winner announced on December 17.

Read the full story here.

Adam Peaty has taken won another gold at the World Aquatics Championships
Adam Peaty is up for Sports Personality of the Year (Image: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Temperatures to dip to -3C tonight!

Tuesday looks to be a cold and breezy day with a bit of sunshine on the weather front.

After a frosty start, the region will have a dry and sunny day. However, it will feel cold in a brisk north-westerly wind. The windchill will make it feel a few degrees colder than thermometers and forecasts tell us but temperatures will reach a maximum of 6C.

The evening and night will stay windy and cold and it will be particularly windy over the hills. A frost will form in rural areas and even in some urban ones. Temperatures will dip to -3C.