February 10, 2021 9.21 am This story is over 16 months old

Over 20 schools closed after more snow hits Lincolnshire

The weather has caused some travel disruption too

Over 20 schools in Lincolnshire have closed on Wednesday after snowy and icy weather conditions across the county this week.

The Met Office previously issued a yellow warning for snow that is due to run until 11.59pm on February 10.

Snow showers and icy conditions continue to cause some travel disruption in places, with reports of vehicles sliding off roads.

Lincolnshire County Council said it has been notified of the following school closures:

  • Charles Read Academy
  • Horbling Browns Primary School
  • Osbournby Primary School
  • Chestnut Street Ruskington
  • St Bernards School
  • St Lawrence School
  • Kesteven and Sleaford High School
  • Billingborough Primary School
  • Great Ponton C of E Primary
  • Carre’s Grammar School
  • Butterwick Primary School
  • St Gilbert of Sempringham School
  • Alford Primary School
  • St George’s Academy
  • Sandon School
  • Ambergate Sports College
  • The Garth School
  • Ingoldsby Academy
  • Springwell Alternative Academy Spalding
  • Springwell Alternative Academy Grantham
  • Springwell Alternative Academy Mablethorpe
  • St Bartholomew’s at West Pinchbeck

The county’s coronavirus vaccination and testing centres remain open as normal, but it is advised to allow extra time for your journey.

Meanwhile, the government’s Flood Information Service said there are currently six flood alerts affecting Lincolnshire.

This means flooding is possible and to be prepared in the following areas:

  • Lower River Ancholme
  • Lower River Witham
  • Minor Watercourses from Heighington to Dunston
  • River Idle in Nottinghamshire
  • River Trent from Cromwell Weir to Gainsborough
  • Tributaries of the lower River Witham from Blankney to Sleaford