4500 homes without power in High Peak

4500 homes are without power in the High Peak area of Derbyshire. This includes towns such as Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith and Glossop. Electricity North West says its engineers have been working round the clock to restore power. They hope to have the problems fixed by tonight.

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Snow chaos

Snow is causing chaos across much of the North West as roads are blocked and trains cancelled. Police are advising drivers to be cautious. The bad weather is forecast to continue into tonight.