Message from the Local Authority:
"The council is closely monitoring the latest weather forecast and, based on the local and national updates, is preparing for a period of significant snowfall which is expected to impact on schools and Home to School Transport.
"A further update will be issued on Wednesday which will take into account forecast updates but, based on the latest information, it is...
"Likely that schools may need to close early on Thursday 1st March
"Highly likely that schools may need to be closed on Friday 2nd March
"Likely schools may need to be closed on Monday 5th March.
"This information is being provided to advise parents and carers of the potential impact of the predicted snowfall at the earliest opportunity."