Two lanes are closed on the M42 Southbound between J4 A34 / A3400 (Shirley / Dorridge) and J3 A435 (Portway / Redditch).
It is causing very slow traffic.
The link road for M40 is closed for emergency works following a collision this morning.
A children's play centre which has been running for more than four decades could be closing as soon as March, after failing to secure an annual grant from the council.
Parents that use the Play Council in Redditch say they'd be heartbroken if it had to shut, with some saying it's the only nursery in the area they can afford. Melissa Wright reports.
A nursery which has been going for more than forty years is set to close in a a matter of weeks after failing to secure council funding.Read the full story ›
More than 4,000 urgent operations were cancelled in 2016 due to 'under-funding and overstretching'.Read the full story ›
Officers in Redditch are appealing for witnesses after a suspected arson in the town.
It happened at a flat in High Trees Close around 5.30pm on Saturday (January 14).
No-one was home or injured at the time of the blaze. It is believed a person or persons may have deliberately set alight the contents of a bin store, which was located next to the front door of the property.
Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the fire or who saw people acting suspiciously in the area at the time of the incident.
A road in Redditch has re-opened after a gas leak this afternoon. The A441 Ridgeway road was closed after a crash between a bus and a car.
A crash between a bus and a car has caused a gas leak in Redditch.
It happened at around 16:40 today (6 January) on the Ridgeway, adjacent to the junction of the B4090, Yew End. Two people received minor injuries from the crash.
The crash caused damage to a gas main pipe. Officers have cordoned off between one to two miles of road and residents from five properties in the immediate vicinity have also been evacuated.
Engineers from the National Grid have been called to deal with the leak. Traffic is being stopped and diverted at Egioake Lane.
Supporters say they feel they have no other option and continuing the campaign would do more harm than good.Read the full story ›
Rickie Carter was jailed for 12 years at Worcester Crown Court in July following a humiliating attack on his victim at a house in Redditch.Read the full story ›
An investigation is under way after two prisoners from a Midland jail were taken to hospital.Read the full story ›