Around ten ambulances that are no longer in service are being used to transport aid from the Midlands to Syria. The supplies will be used to help hundreds of refugee families.
One vehicle is leaving Derby, two are heading from Burton and six from Birmingham. The trip has been organised by the charity SKT Welfare.
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Seven Trent Water have apologised for the disruption and are working to get the problem fixed and the road fully reopened.
Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham, from Binley near Coventry, died after being ejected from his aircraft on the ground in Lincolnshire.
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