When Norwich came to a standstill after a heavy snow shower around lunch time, people gathered in the streets to help those in trouble. No vehicles were immune from the hazards, with a police van, a bus and even a hearse sliding on the ice.
The RSPB is urging people to help birds this winter by putting out food and fresh water.
Feeding wild birds throughout winter is vital, but one Norfolk wildlife reserve owner has gone further by hand-feeding a tiny robin.
The MP for Colchester Sir Bob Russell has questioned widespread school closures because of the snow.