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Live: Seven miles of traffic after crash closes three lanes on M1

Motorists are being warned of huge delays on the M1 in Leicestershire this afternoon after a crash involving three vehicles. Highways England have advised that all three lanes between Junctions 23A and 24 of the M1 Northbound have been closed. The collision has involved two cars...

Long delays on M1 in Leicestershire after motorway fire

There are long delays on the M1 in Leicestershire this morning, after the motorway was closed overnight due to a lorry fire. The fire took place on the northbound carriageway between Junction 23 and Junction 23a at around 1.15am. The lorry was carrying barrels of...

All lanes on M1 Leicestershire closed following BMW fire

All lanes on the M1 in Leicestershire have been closed following a vehicle fire this afternoon. The incident occurred on the northbound carriageway between Junction 22 for Coalville and Junction 23 for Loughborough. The incident has also led to the temporary closure of lanes on the...

New one-way systems being introduced in Spinney Hills and Belgrave

Two new one-way systems are being introduced in Leicester where residents have called for action to tackle rat-running, congestion and parking problems. Leicester City Council is implementing the schemes in the Spinney Hills and Belgrave areas, which will come into effect later this month. Work has...

Rail passengers advised not to travel from Leicester again

Rail passengers in Leicester have been warned to expect more delays after record-breaking temperatures caused travel chaos yesterday. Rail companies feared rail lines would buckle - but it was overhead cables which caused problems. East Midlands Trains has urged passengers not to travel on its London...

Train company warns people in Leicester ‘Do not travel’

The hot weather has caused huge disruption to train travel in and out of Leicester, with East Midlands Trains advising passengers not to attempt to travel today. A high track temperature speed restriction - caused by the hot weather - has meant an amended timetable has been running all...

Live: Police close major road in Leicester

Leicestershire Police have closed a major road in the city due to an incident this morning. The A563 Lubbesthorpe Way was closed in both directions, near the Meridian Leisure Park. Area Traffic Control has advised motorists that the closure is causing heavy traffic and to...

Police close road in Scraptoft after ‘major incident’

A road has been closed in the Scraptoft area of the city after a JCB was used to ram raid a co-op store. The incident took place at 4am this morning, however Main Street is still closed in both directions from Scraptoft Rise to Beeby Road.

Drivers reminded of road closures on London Road

Motorists are being reminded that a busy route into and out of Leicester will be closed in both directions for three weekends in a row for road works. Major resurfacing will be carried out as part of an ongoing £3.9million scheme to improve London Road. The...

Long delays on M1 Leicestershire after crash leaves vehicle on fire

Motorists are being warned of long delays on the M1 in Leicestershire this afternoon after a serious accident. Two lanes have been closed on the M1 Southbound, just pass the Leicester Forest East service station. This has caused severe congestion going back to J22. Leicestershire Fire...

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