Medomsley Road in both directions partially blocked, queueing traffic due to broken down lorry around Elm Park Road.
A lorry has got stuck in the snow near the Hat and Feather pub.
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The development of the former brewery site was halted in January when the construction firm Carillion collapsed.
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