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School closures in Leicestershire

Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The following schools in Leicestershire will be shut today due to snow and ice.

  • Marriott Primary School
  • Ashby School
  • Castle Rock High School, Coalville
  • Forest Way (Special) School, Coalville
  • King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville
  • Mercenfeld Primary School, Markfield
  • South Charnwood High School
  • Thornton Primary School
  • Warren Hills Community Primary School, Coalville

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Huge scaffold collapse in Leicester city centre

Emergency services are on the scene after a scaffold collapsed onto the road on Charles Street in Leicester.

The area has been closed between Humberstone Gate and Rutland Street.

One woman was taken to hospital but her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

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