The Chairman of Durham County Council has announced that a forthcoming service of Thanksgiving and Olympics Special Service due to be held at Durham Cathedral will be postponed due to bad weather.
The bad weather forecast for the next few days has led the chairman to re-schedule the service to a time around the middle of March.
A revised date will be released at a later time.
Most schools in the North East are reopening on Wednesday, 23rd January, although some are remaining closed or opening for reduced hours.
While some may be taking a 'snow day', carers across the North East will go to extraordinary lengths to reach people who rely on them.
The following schools are closed across the region because of the adverse weather.