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School children have been sent home early today ahead of heavy snow forecast to hit parts of the Midlands this afternoon.
Meadows Primary School in Northfield Birmingham normally opens despite bad weather but has this time 'admitted defeat'.
Parents went to collect children just after midday today with a mixed reaction from parents.
Due to recent snow tomorrows Brian Aaron's Blind Football Cup at RNC in Hereford has been cancelled.
Despite snow expected to falling today, Cheltenham Racecourse is confident that tomorrow's Festival Trial Day will go ahead.
Snow is expect to fall this afternoon, which could cause the final day's racing at Cheltenham before The Festival to be postposed.
A further inspection will be carried out tomorrow morning.
Workers at Wheelers Timber and Building Ltd in Erdington, Birmingham, have been busy building a snowman, which they consider to be the biggest in the area.
The snowman has a sand bag as a hat and bin lids as buttons.
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There are warnings tonight about the dangers of icy water after a teenager had to be rescued. He'd fallen through a frozen lake in a Midlands park.
The fire service says its attended several rescues over the past week, of both people and pets.
Lee Comley reports.