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Yellow warnings for snow & ice in large part of region

The Met Office has issued Yellow weather warnings for snow and ice over a large part of the region.

Yellow warnings have been issued for snow and ice Credit: The Met Office

The warnings begin at 6pm this evening, and run until just before midnight tomorrow (Thursday).

The areas covered by the warnings are:

  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Rutland
  • Warwickshire

A yellow warning is issued in this instance to advise people to 'be aware' that snow and ice is quite likely to appear, although impact is expected to be relatively low.

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School closures in Staffordshire

Whiston in Staffordshire Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

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

  • Ball Green Primary
  • Bentilee Nursery
  • Birches Head High
  • Discovery Academy
  • Goldenhill Primary School
  • Grange Nursery School
  • Grove Hamilton Infants
  • Hillside Primary School
  • Kingsland Nursery School
  • Kingsland Primary School
  • Maple Court Primary Academy
  • Northwood Broom Community School
  • Ormiston Horizon Academy
  • Sandon High School
  • Sandon Primary School
  • St Margaret Ward Academy
  • St Marks Primary School
  • St Peter's Primary Academy School
  • Wetley Rocks
  • Loxley Hall School
  • University Academy Kidsgrove

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

School closures in Derbyshire

A snow covered lane in Sparrowpitt, Derbyshire Credit: Mike Egerton/PA

Derbyshire County Council say the following schools have shut their doors due to snow and ice.

  • Hope Primary School
  • Barlow CE Primary School
  • Anthony Gell School
  • Monyash Primary School
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith C E Primary School
  • Poolsbrook Primary School
  • Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School
  • Hilltop Infant and Nursery School
  • Grindleford Primary School
  • Lady Manners School
  • Brookfield Primary School
  • Pinxton Kirkstead Junior School
  • Parkside Community Junior School
  • Alfreton Park Community Special School
  • Aldercar Community Language College
  • Chinley Primary School
  • Furness Vale Primary School
  • Ashgate Croft School
  • Croft Infant School, Alfreton
  • Highfields School, Matlock
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Ashboourne is closed today.
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