Government prepares for cold weather payments

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.


Snow hits Anglia region

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.