Council leaders in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire have agreed for the proposed North Midlands Devolution deal to go ahead.
They believe it will bring huge economic benefits to the region, giving it more control over areas such as transport, housing and infrastructure. The final decision will be made by the Secretary of State later this year.
One lane is closed on M1 southbound in Derbyshire between junction 29 A617/A6175 (Chesterfield/Mansfield) and junction 28 A38 (Alfreton/Mansfield) due to a broken down vehicle.
Traffic is said to be coping well.
The A628 Woodhead Pass is closed due to snow between the A57 Mottram Moor (Gun Inn Traffic Lights, Mottram in Longdendale) and A616 (Flouch Roundabout, Langsett).
The Snake Pass is also closed in both directions between A6013 (Ladybower Reservoir) and Hurst Road (Royal Oak Inn, Glossop).
Police are concerned for the safety of a man from Chesterfield who has been missing for three days.
Raymond Hall has not been seen since Saturday, February 27. He is from the Chesterfield Town area.
Mr Hall is thought to be driving a black Renault Magane registration YN06 VXS.
The car was last seen in the Langley Mill area on the border of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
He is described as white, 6ft tall with green eyes, of a medium, stocky build and a southern accent.
Police believe a 15-year-old teenager who has gone missing from Derbyshire may be in Lincolnshire.
Charlie Wakefield, was last seen at his home in Raynesway at about 3pm on Thursday.
He is described as white, about 5ft 6ins, of slim build and with light brown hair.
He was wearing a black Adidas bomber jacket with a fur-lined hood, jeans, an Adidas hoodie and blue Adidas trainers.
There are reports of heavy traffic on the M1 southbound in Derbyshire due to an earlier accident.
It happened between J30 A616 / A6135 (Worksop / Sheffield South) and J29a Markham Lane (Markham Vale / Bolsover).
There are reports of congestion to junction 31 A57 (Sheffield/Worksop). The accident has been moved to the hard shoulder.
A business owner said the discovery of two women's bodies in a house in Shirebrook, Derbyshire is "a bit out of the ordinary".
The bodies were found in the house on Station Road on Friday night. A 20-year-old man from Sheffield was arrested on Saturday morning in connection with the investigation into their deaths.
The man said the incident had occurred seven or eight houses down from the junction with Hardwick Street and that the property had been surrounded by police all morning.
The man described the area as a quiet residential area, saying: "I have worked here 10 years. You get a bit of trouble here but you get that anywhere - but nothing major at all. This is a bit out of the ordinary.
"The police have not been in here and told me anything."
There is a large police presence at a house in Derbyshire, where the bodies of two women were discovered.
Police and paramedics were called to the house on Station Road in Shirebrook at 10.10pm on Friday when the bodies of two women were found inside.
A 20-year-old man from Sheffield was arrested on Saturday morning and is being questioned by police.
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