Snow
Schools reopen but more snow arrives

By Kevin Unitt Monday 21 January 2013 Updated: 05/02 08:19

Latest News

Buy photos » Vicki and Ila Wingrove. Picture by Jon Mullis 04.013.005.leam.jm6 (www.buyphotos247.com)

ALL schools have reopened across Rugby and Warwickshire this morning (Wednesday) despite the arrival of more snow.

Forecasters say the big freeze is set to continue throughout the week.

Most main roads appear to be clear, though ice remains a major problem, particularly on unsalted minor roads.

There has also been disruption to bin collections and postal deliveries across the county.

Since Friday (January 18) - as snow began to fall - ambulance crews have been kept extremely busy, reporting a rise of 14 per cent in 999 calls.

A full list of closed schools are available at www.warwickshire.gov.uk, along with the latest traffic information.

Share This

Regional news »


Coventry Observer
Coventry terror teen in court

POLICE have named the 19-year-old Coventry man arrested on suspicion ...

Solihull Observer
The countdown to Christmas has begun

THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas began in Shirley as townsfolk turned ...

Leamington Observer
School children coach evacuated on M40

SCHOOLCHILDREN were safely evacuated after smoke started to fill their ...

Stratford Observer
School children coach evacuated on M40

SCHOOLCHILDREN were safely evacuated after smoke started to fill their ...