SNOW UPDATE: School closures and travel latest for Tuesday March 26, 2013

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Snow and ice is continuing to cause disruption across the High Peak and Hope Valley.

ROADS

Derbyshire County Council is advising motorists not to travel in High Peak unless absolutely necessary.

As of 1pm today (Tuesday), the authority reported the following road closures: A6024 Holmemoss; A625 Rushup Edge and Winnats Pass; Mam Nic; Eldon Hill Road; A5270 Brierlow Bar to A6.

The A6024 at Holme Moss remain are expected to remain closed until tomorrow at least.

These routes are now all open: A57 Snake Pass; A53 Axe Edge Buxton to Leek; A537 Cat and Fiddle; A515 Buxton to Newhaven; A628 Woodhead Pass; B6105 Glossop to Woodhead Pass and Monks Road, Glossop; Froggat Edge (Top end above Chequers) and Grindleford to Fox House.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

UPDATED: 08:42 - High Peak Buses report services 42, 60, 77, 76, 442 are currently suspended. Skyline 199 is not calling at Peak Dale. TransPeak is not calling at Chelmorton, Taddington and Ashford-in-the-Water.

UPDATED: 09:54 - Service 58 is resuming following the re-opening of the Cat and Fiddle.

SCHOOLS

Biggin C.E. Primary School - closed

Buxton Support Centre - closed

Horsley C of E Primary School - closed

Flagg Nursery School - closed

Hollinsclough CE (VA) Primary School - closed

Ilam CE (VA) Primary School - closed

Manifold CE (VC) Primary School, Warslow - closed

Flagg Nursery School will be closed to children on Wednesday March 27 as most staff cannot get in and roads are still blocked.

USEFUL LINKS

Derbyshire County Council’s Snow Info website

The Met Office

Buxton Weather

Highways Agency

NHS Direct

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