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Travel: Delays this evening on M1, M5 and M6

There are delays on motorways across the Midlands this evening.

M1 Northbound - Derbyshire

Two lanes are closed causing traffic queues between Junction 30 A616 / A6135 (Worksop / Sheffield South) and Junction 31 A57 (Sheffield / Worksop).

M5 Northbound - Worcestershire

There is slow traffic due to an earlier accident on Junction 6 (Worcester) and Junction 5 (Droitwich / Wychbold). All lanes have been re-opened but there is still congestion up to Junction 7.

M6 Northbound - West Midlands

One lane is blocked and there is heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle between Junction 5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) and Junction 6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction.

Weekend picks: Christmas Fair and Candlelit Mansion House

Christmas Fair and Candlelit Mansion House: 27th - 29th November (Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire)

The fair is at Shugborough Estate Credit: Ralf Hirschberger/DPA/Press Association Images

This weekend Shugborough Estate is transformed into a Christmas fair where visitors can explore arts, craft, food and gift stalls.

The Mansion House will also be re-opened for visitors to get a glimpse of the rooms filled with fresh flowers, foliage, trees and the 300-year-old chandelier lit by hundreds of candles.

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