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And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at StokeonTrentLive . 18:10Four vehicles in accident on A50 at Longton turn offSlow traffic and lane blocked on exit slip road due to accident, four vehicles involved on A50 at B5039 (Longton / Blurton turnoff).One lane has been blocked at the Longton Turn Off. 17:50Baths Road partially blocked due to accident in LongtonB5039 Eastbound partially blocked, slow traffic due to accident at B5039 (Longton / Blurton turnoff).17:29Artisan bakery plan thrown out due to ‘insufficient information’ about ‘odour impact’The bakery said there would be no noise or odour impact – but planning officers have today rejected the application. More here.17:17Road closed following four vehicle accidentOne vehicle is reported to have overturned. More here.16:58Four vehicle accident on Shelton New RoadShelton New Road in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to overturned car and accident, four vehciles involved at Cemetery Road.The road has has been closed at the junction of Cemetery Road in both directions to assist. 16:55Slow traffic on A34 in NewcastleSlow traffic on A34 Lower Street at A52 Ryecroft. In the roadworks area.Traffic is being affected as far as Blackfriers Road due to gas main works.16:36Heavy traffic on A500Heavy traffic on A500 Queensway Northbound between A53 Etruria Road (Basford Roundabout) and A527 Porthill Road (Porthill Bank). Travel time is five minutes.16:33Heavy traffic on A500Heavy traffic on A500 D Road at A53 Etruria Road / Etruria Way (Basford Roundabout).16:21Paramedics treating boy after accident on Stoke-on-Trent roadThe road was closed and buses were being diverted. More here.16:07 Belgrave Road in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to accident, car and a pedestrian involved from Upper Normacot Road to Meir Road.Buses are being diverted due to the accident.A First Potteries spokesman said: “Due to an incident on Meir Road in Normacot the road is closed. All buses on service 6 should divert between Longton and Meir using Uttoxeter Road and the A50 in both directions. We are currently unable to serve Lightwood and Normacot as a result.” 15:54Slow traffic dueSlow traffic due to earlier accident, a lorry and a car involved and earlier broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound between M6 (Stafford Services) and J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent). Congestion to J14 (Stafford North). Travel time is 30 minutes. All lanes have been re-opened.All restrictions have been lifted around 15:40 however residual delays remain. Lane one (of three) was closed due to a break down. There was a separate break down and accident here which cleared around 15:15. Stafford Services is between J14 and J15.15:18Lane shut due to broken down lorry on M6One lane closed due to broken down lorry on M6 Northbound from J18 A54 Middlewich Road (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel) to J19 A556 (Knutsford). Traffic is coping well. In the roadworks area.Lane one (of three) is closed. (Image: Inrix)15:15Person cut free from vehicle after accident near collegeThe accident took place at around lunchtime today and involved one vehicle. More here.The accident took place on the A51 (Image: Google)13:35M6 traffic released13:17Longport trafficBrownhills Road / Davenport Street / Newcastle Street busy but moving between A500 (Porthill Bank) and Tunstall.12:57Accident on the M6Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to accident on M6 Northbound between M6 (Stafford Services) and J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent).Lanes one and two (of three) are closed. Stafford Services is located between J14 and J15.12:56This HGV driver spent TWO MILES driving using his phone (Image: North West Motorway Police)Police officers this afternoon pulled over a HGV driver after spotting he was using his phone on the M6 slip-road.Having clocked the driver leaving the motorway, the North West Motorway Police then following them along the A500.Read more.12:24Thieves ransack day nursery leaving it looking like this (Image: Claire McGuire)Thieves smashed a window and ransacked a popular children’s day nursery in the early hours of the morning.Staff at Honey Bears Day Nursery, in North Road, Burslem, arrived at the premises at 7.20am today (February 4) to find someone had smashed their way into the property overnight.Read more. 11:37Longport trafficBrownhills Road / Davenport Street / Newcastle Street busy but moving between A500 (Porthill Bank) and Tunstall. Travel time is four minutes.11:27A34 Trent ValeA34 Newcastle Road busy but moving between Springfield Retail Park and A500 D Road (Hanford Interchange).11:17M6 slip-roadM6 Northbound entry slip road blocked, heavy traffic due to accident at J16 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent / Crewe). In the roadworks area.The slip road is blocked, as you head from the roundabout towards the motorway.10:48Moorland RoadMoorland Road busy but moving at A5272 High Lane / A5272 Hanley Road / Bank Hall Road (Smallthorne Roundabout).10:30Temporary traffic lightsHeavy traffic on Dane Bank Avenue in both directions from College Fields to Thirlmere Road. In the roadworks area. Temporary traffic lights are in operation.10:19Trent Vale updateTraffic returned to normal on A34 Newcastle Road between Springfield Retail Park and A500 D Road (Hanford Interchange).09:55A34 Trent ValeSlow traffic on A34 Newcastle Road between Springfield Retail Park and A500 D Road (Hanford Interchange).09:49Chell trafficA527 Biddulph Road coming from Brindley Ford Southbound busy but moving at A5272 High Lane roundabout. 09:29Train delaysDelays of up to 15 minutes on Virgin Trains West Coast between Nuneaton and Rugby due to points failure.09:06Animals on the roadReports of animals on road on M6 Northbound from J13 A449 (Stafford South) to J14 A34 (Stafford North).08:51Firefighters tackle car engine blazeFirefighters were called to reports of a car fire yesterday evening.One crew from Crewe was sent to the town’s Abbey Place at around 6.55pm yesterday (February 3).Read more.08:45Off road bikesAnyone in Blurton who spotted an off-road bike is asked to send a description of the riders and bikes to Staffordshire Police. A spokesman said:We are receiving a high volume of calls in relation to off road bikes around Cockster brook estate, Blurton and Tilery lane, Blurton and Little Cliff Road, Blurton.We urge residents to gain descriptions of the rider and bike for Officers to identify and location.