The leader of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, Brendan Toomey, said Estyn's damning report into Merthyr's education services came as no surprise, and the council has instigated a number of improvements.
He told Nick Powell that he doesn't think it's inevitable that education services will move away from councils' control, as "local authorities need to have a big part to play in the delivery of education services, for accountability reasons."
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The ex-footballer, who lives in Flintshire, said he thought he was clever sheltering his car from the snow.
Police say the body of a Cardiff man who went missing in February 2015 has been found in Forest Fawr, Castle Coch.
Well that seems to be it in terms of significant snow for the time being, but it's time now for the big freeze.