Live updates


Concern over 17-year-old missing for eight days

Sinead has been missing for eight days Credit: Staffordshire Police

Officers are increasingly concerned as to the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl who has not been seen for eight days.

Sinead McCluskey, from the Bolehall area of Tamworth, was last seen at around midday on Sunday January 31.

She said she was going to stay with a friend but never arrived.

Sinead is described as a white, 5ft 1 inches tall with brown shoulder length hair that she sometimes wears in a ponytail.

She was last seen wearing a green parker-style coat with a hood, blue jeans and white trainers and has links to various areas of Tamworth and Warwickshire.

  1. Chris Halpin

Deluge after two inches of rain falls in nineteen hours

Video report by ITV News Central reporter Chris Halpin

There are 61 flood warnings and alerts across the Midlands as torrential heavy rain caused waterways to swell and burst their banks.

Some of the worst flooding has been in Warwickshire, with homes and motorists affected.

But with more wet weather forecast tonight and into tomorrow, there may be more misery to come. Chris Halpin reports.


Two casualties trapped in road traffic accident

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service Credit: Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service attended to a three vehicle collision this morning on the M40 motorway between junction 16 and junction 3A of the M42, northbound.

Fire crews from Leamington Spa and Henley in Arden were mobilised and upon arrival, fire fighters found that a collision had occurred between 3 private cars, with two casualties trapped.

Fire crews used small gear and clan lucas cutting equipment to deal with the incident where the Police, Ambulance Service, Air Ambulance Service and Highways England all attended.

Weekend Picks: Beer Festival

Moseley and Kings Heath Beer Festival: Fri 5th - Sat 6th Feb (Moseley, Birmingham)

Visitors can choose from more than forty craft beers Credit: Frank May/DPA/PA Images

Back for its third year, this weekend Moseley Roundtables are holding a charity beer festival.

Visitors will be able to choose from more than forty craft beers and more than 15 bespoke ciders. There’ll also be live entertainment and hot food available on both dates.

For prices, opening times and more information visit:

Load more updates