SNOW UPDATE: Snow and ice leads to third day of disruption in Buxton and High Peak

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Snow and ice is continuing to cause disruption on roads in the High Peak and Hope Valley.

Heavy snowfall, coupled with strong winds, has forced the closure of most high-level routes and disrupted local public transport services.

As of 9pm tonight (Sunday), Derbyshire County Council was reporting the following road closures: A53 Axe Edge, Buxton to Leek; A54/A537 Cat and Fiddle Buxton to Macclesfield; A57 Snake Pass; A515 Buxton to Newhaven; A5270 Chelmorton near Buxton; A6024 towards Holme Moss; A624 Chinley Head, between Chinley and Hayfield; A625 Rushup Edge; B5055 Bakewell to Monyash; B5470 Coalpit Lane; B6015 Torside, Glossop to A628; B5047 Whaley Bridge to Macclesfield; B6049 Bradwell Dale; Cressbrook; Crowdicote; Earl Sterndale; Edale and Mam Nick Road; Eldon Hill Road; Eyam to Foolow; Foolow; Froggat Edge (top end above Chequers); Great Hucklow; Great Longstone (A6020 to Monsal Head); High Needham; Litton; Peak Dale (Sydney Hill and Monkey Brew); Mellor Road, New Mills; Monks Road, Charlesworth, Glossop; Martinside, Dove Holes; Smalldale to Peak Forest; Wardlow Mires (Wardlow to Monsal Head); Winnats Pass, Castleton; Wormhill; Rakes Lane and The Avenue − Tissington; Moor Lane, Church Lane and Quilow Lane - Osmaston & Wyaston; Muggington Lane End (Cross o’th’ Hands to Weston Underwood).

USEFUL LINKS

Derbyshire County Council’s Snow Info website

The Met Office

Buxton Weather

Highways Agency

NHS Direct

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