- West Country (E)
- 78 updates
A group of people in Redland, Bristol spent seven hours building a 6ft igloo.
It started as a idea of 2 students, but as the day went on they were joined by friends, families and neighbours.
One person even spent the night in there!
They've decided to raise money for the charity 1625 Independent People, who provide shelter for homeless young people between the ages of 16 and 25 in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
If you'd like to donate, the website address is www.justgiving.com/redlandigloo
Some of those who stayed at home today generously helped clear the streets and knock on the doors of anyone who needed help.
ITV News West Country presenter Cordelia Lynch went to meet one of the volunteer snow wardens in Bristol recruited to spread grit, move snow and help some of the more vulnerable in our communities:
A couple from Wiltshire managed to beat the snow to make sure their big day went ahead as planned.
Carly Taylor needed a 4x4 to get her to her wedding to milkman Richard Smith in Swindon.
After the service, he'd got his own wheels sorted to take her to the reception - a rather classy milkfloat!
Many people in Dorset decided to get on with life as normal today despite snow and blizzards sweeping through the county.
Some were determined to go work, others had exams to sit, even though almost every school was closed.
Our Dorset correspondent Duncan Sleightholme spent the day travelling through the snow:
Our Somerset Correspondent, David Woodland, set out with shovel, blanket and camera to see if it was possible to safely get to Wheddon Cross, the highest village on Exmoor. His mission - to put his so called 'snowometer' through its paces!
He stopped off at a few places - and met a man who has never seen snow before!
One of the worst hit areas in the West has been Gloucestershire.
More than 300 schools have been closed in the county and hundreds of homes were left without power.
Ken Goodwin reports on a difficult day:
Western Power engineers working to reconnect 330 customers in Gloucestershire. Most houses affected are in the Coleford area.
Refuse and recycling collections in Gloucester are off today because of the heavy snow fall.
Residents should take their bins and boxes back in and place them out again on Monday.
The City Council hopes to catch up on collections by Wednesday evening but if the bad weather continues, residents are advised to put their waste out again on their next scheduled collection day.
Latest ITV News reports
Bristol Zoo is celebrating the arrival of two critically-endangered Asiatic lion cubs. Kamran and Ketan are being hand-reared by keepers.
Has the snow stopped your school from opening? Find the latest information here.