Tessa Trace a charity worker for Age UK in Leicestershire says a couple encouraging people to donate their winter fuel allowance is so valuable to the work Age UK do over the winter months.
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Further snow showers are expected to continue through the morning, easing somewhat during the afternoon.
Strong, bitterly cold winds, with sunny intervals and scattered snow showers.
Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.