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The bad weather has caused all sorts of problems - school closures, icy roads and transport delays ...
However, there is one group of people making the most of the snow. Skiiers and snowboarders have been flocking to the Pennines. John Bevir put on his ski boots and went to join them.
You can watch his full report below.
It is not only the ski centre at Yad Moss benefiting from the recent snowfall, as other local businesses have been turning a profit too.
Dave Simpson, who runs a local adventure and training centre has also been kept busy:
The bad weather has caused all sorts of problems across the region in the past few days, with school closures and transport delays.
However, there is one group of people making the most of the snow.
Skiers and snowboarders have been flocking to the Pennines to enjoy a day on the piste at Yad Moss ski centre.
The heavy snowfall has caused travel disruptions and school closures across the region, but many people have been taking advantage of the cold snap.
Around 70 keen skiers have been visiting the ski centre in Alston, Cumbria on a daily basis since the snow arrived.
The centre offers eight runs and has been operated by volunteers for nearly 40 years.