Hello and welcome to StokeonTrentLive’s breaking news service bringing you all the latest updates from Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire on Thursday, January 24. Our team of reporters will be updating this live service with all the latest on the traffic and travel and weather updates – as well as news and entertainment through the day. We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates in our live news feed below. For the latest news and breaking news visit www.stokeontrentlive.co.uk Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @SOTLive – the official Sentinel account – real news in real time. We’re also on Facebook – your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire & South Cheshire. Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know – Tweet us @SOTLive or message us on our Facebook page . And if you have pictures to share, tag us on Instagram at StokeonTrentLive . 18:59Earlier accidents clearedEarlier accidents in Burslem and Oulton have now cleared.18:25Road partially blocked following accidentOne vehicle is awaiting recovery after the accident in Oulton. More here.18:14Two vehicle accident in busy Stoke-on-Trent town centreThe road is partially blocked while the vehicles are recovered. More here.17:48Almost 250 North Staffordshire homes without electricity due to power cutSome homes in Audley and surrounding areas are affected. More here.17:39Accident reported in OultonOld Road partially blocked, slow traffic due to accident at Wash Dale Lane.17:30Accident reported in BurslemMarket Place partially blocked, slow traffic due to accident at Steventon Place. (Image: Inrix)17:08Slow traffic on A50Slow traffic on A50 in both directions at B5030 Ashbourne Road (McDonalds roundabout). In the roadworks area. 16:22Usual congestion on A500Usual congestion on A500 D Road Southbound around A527 Porthill Road (Porthill Bank). 16:09A34 busy but moving in Trent ValeA34 Newcastle Road busy but moving between Springfield Retail Park and A500 D Road (Hanford Interchange).16:08Slow traffic in CongletonSlow traffic on West Street at Overton Close.Temporary traffic lights are in operation.12:47Accident in MeirA520 Weston Road in both directions partially blocked, slow traffic due to accident near Cornelious Street.The accident is not too far from Pizza Hut.12:18Burst water mainSlow traffic due to burst water main on West Street at Overton Close. Temporary traffic lights are in operation. 10:51M6 slip-roadM6 Northbound lane closed on entry slip road due to broken down vehicle at J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent). Traffic is coping well. Lane One (of Two) closed. Incident reported at around 10:45. Affecting traffic at Hanchurch Interchange heading towards Stoke on Trent on the A500 Queensway.10:05M6 StaffordshireTraffic congestion on M6 Southbound from J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent) to J14 A34 (Stafford North). In the roadworks area.09:29Cheddleton Park Lane closed due to abnormal load from Sutherland Road (Horse Bridge) to Park Lane (Cheddleton). Road blocked due to a lorry being unable to pass the narrow lanes. Police closed road shortly after 09.30 – awaiting recovery vehicle. 09:13A500 D-RoadQueuing traffic on A500 D Road Southbound before M6 J15. Travel time is four minutes.08:59A34, Trent ValeA34 Newcastle Road busy but moving between Springfield Retail Park and A500 D Road (Hanford Interchange). Travel time is four minutes.08:27M6 clearedAll lanes open and traffic returned to normal, broken down vehicle removed on M6 Southbound from J13 A449 (Stafford South) to J12 A5 (Gailey). Lane one (of four) was closed until 08.15pm. 08:06Lorry struck bridgeOne lane blocked and very slow traffic due to bridge struck by vehicle on A53 Leek New Road Westbound from Berwick Road to A5272 Hanley Road (Holden Bridge). Westbound Lane blocked following accident reported at around 07:50 this morning. Accident involving a lorry. Also affecting traffic on A5272 Hanley Road southbound. 07:55A500, NewcastleQueuing traffic on A500 D Road Southbound around A527 Porthill Road (Porthill Bank). Travel time is five minutes. 07:51M6 Staffordshire One lane closed and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound from J13 A449 (Stafford South) to J12 A5 (Gailey). Lane one (of four) is closed. 07:37A50 westboundHeavy traffic on A50 Westbound from Meir Tunnel towards the A500 D Road (Sideway Roundabout).07:37Moorland Road Usual congestion on B5051 Moorland Road at A5272 High Lane / A5272 Hanley Road / Bank Hall Road (Smallthorne Roundabout).07:21Chell congestionUsual congestion on A527 Biddulph Road coming from Brindley Ford Southbound at A5272 High Lane roundabout. 07:15Collapsed manhole coverReports the entry/exit to the lower part of Grindley Lane, Blythe Bridge is closed in both directions off the roundabout due to a collapsed manhole cover. Springcroft Primary School, in Grindley Lane, says: “You can still access the car park opposite school from the lower part of Grindley Lane.”07:01Tunstall temporary lightsGas main work and temporary traffic lights on A5271 Williamson Street at A50 Scotia Road. Until 31st January.One arrested on suspicion of ‘skimming’ two cash machines (Image: CMPG)A motorist has been detained in custody after being arrested on suspicion of ‘skimming’ two Staffordshire cash machines. Police officers from the Central Motorway Policing Group – a team that patrols the county’s major roads – stopped a car in the Newcastle area using ‘pre-emptive tactics’ this morning. No details about the occupant of the car have yet been revealed.Read more.£1,000 of steak, champagne and Dairy Milk seized as police stop vehicle on M6 (Image: CMPG)Police seized £1,000 of steak, champagne and chocolate after stopping a vehicle on the M6 motorway.The Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG), who patrol motorways and and other major roads, stopped the vehicle on the carriageway in Staffordshire late last night (Wednesday January 23) and uncovered the cargo of meat, bubbly and Dairy Milk.One person was arrested following the find.Read more.Weather forecast (Image: Getty)There is a Yellow weather warning in place from the Met Office until 11am. And our commercial partners over at The Weather Channel say it could be rather foggy across Staffordshire and South Cheshire this today. Highs are expected to be around 6°c with lows of 3°c overnight. There is around a 60 per cent chance of rain. Good morning!Good morning and welcome to the StokeonTrentLive newsfeed for Thursday, January 24. We’ll be bringing you all of the latest traffic and travel updates until 11pm tonight.