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Fire and Ice Festival hailed a hot success

Organisers of Durham's Fire and Ice Festival say this weekend's event was their most successfull yet - and they've just confirmed that it will return next year.

The event - featuring ice sculptures and flaming beacons - brought thousands of people to the city, providing a big boost for the local economy.

Watch Julie Harrison's report.




Snow is likely to fall over the high ground of the Pennines and Cheviots for a time late Wednesday morning and during the afternoon.

This may also fall to low levels temporarily to the east of the high ground.

Some roads and railways are likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

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