SKT Welfare the charity is making preparations to send its second convoy to Syria with 30 ambulances leaving the UK today.
Six ambulances are setting off from Birmingham and will start the 3000 mile trip this afternoon.
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Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.
Snow showers to continue with bitterly cold conditions across the region.
Bitterly cold and windy with snow showers, sometimes heavy.