The Government says it's getting ready to issue cold weather payments for those in most need. The one off sums of £25 cover weeks when the average temperature is below freezing 7 days in a row. They'll go to some pensioners, disabled people and families on benefits with children under 5.
The Anglia region faced its first bite of winter last weekend with bitter winds and sub-zero temperatures. On Wednesday snow arrived in parts of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex.