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ROADS: M54 - LANE CLOSURE - WEDNESFIELD

ROADS: M54 - LANE CLOSURE - WEDNESFIELD Credit: ITV News Central

The M54 is closed westbound between M6 (J10A) and J2 (Wolverhampton) due to a hydraulic fuel spillage within the roadworks section near Wednesfield.

Highways England say crews are at the scene inspecting the road surface.

Road users are being advised to expect delays and seek alternative routes.

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  1. Chris Halpin

Council slammed for spending thousands on new signs

Wolverhampton City Council has come under fire for spending thousands of pounds on new "Welcome to the City" signs. The 25 boards celebrating key landmarks and venues went up on the city outskirts earlier this year.

The council says they'll generate pride and income for Wolverhampton. But Liberal Democrat campaigners think it's money poorly spent. Chris Halpin reports.

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Stormy weather causing some train delays

Stormy weather is causing some delays on the trains this evening.

A fallen tree between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury has been moved but trains running between these stations may be cancelled or delayed by up to an hour as the service recovers.

Disruption is expected to continue until 10pm.

Photos show extent of damage after fire at factory

Photo from inside the factory Credit: West Midlands Fire Service

West Midlands Fire Service has issued a photo from inside a factory in Wolverhampton which was on fire for most of the day.

Six crews attended the blaze at the unit on Owen Road this morning . A number of chemicals were found but were not thought to have been involved in the fire. There were no reported injuries.

The factory was on fire for a number of hours Credit: ITV News Central
The factory was on fire for a number of hours Credit: ITV News Central
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