Stranded Students Return Home

The latest on students from Shropshire and Leicester who were stuck in New York, as a result of Superstorm Sandy.

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Schoolgirls back home after being stranded in New York

38 schoolgirls from Leicester High School were stranded in New York because of Superstorm Sandy Credit: Leicester High School For Girls

38 schoolgirls from Leicester stranded in New York after Superstorm Sandy have returned home.

The sixth formers from Leicester High School for Girls were on a cultural trip to the city but were forced to cancel a trip to Washington because of the hurricane, which brought gusts of over 85mph and severe flooding to thousands of homes across the East coast of the United States.

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