Around ten ambulances that are no longer in service are being used to transport aid from the Midlands to Syria. The supplies will be used to help hundreds of refugee families.
One vehicle is leaving Derby, two are heading from Burton and six from Birmingham. The trip has been organised by the charity SKT Welfare.
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Heavy snowfall has caused widespread disruption across the East Midlands, with icy roads and snowy conditions affecting travel services.
Cold with wintry showers and the possibility of further snow in the east.
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