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SNOW:Weather and travel updates in Gloucestershire

By laura_enfield  |  Posted: January 20, 2013

  • Snow cat made by Amelia Forsythe and her mum in Cooper's Edge

  • Ruscombe Valley in the snow

  • Green shoots in Hucclecote

  • Gloucester City Council leader Paul James in the Cotswolds

  • Birds in the snow at Slimbridge

  • Stinchcombe Hill

  • Gloucestershire police dog Ace enjoys the snow (via @glospoldogblog)

  • A snowy Gloucester Park

  • Dilke Woods, taken by Brian Pendrey

  • Dilke Woods, taken by Brian Pendrey

  • Dilke Woods, taken by Brian Pendrey

  • A snowman built by Abdur-Rahman, 12, and Ismail Dhalech, 10, in Gloucester

  • Layla Langdown, seven, built this snowman in Ross-on-Wye

  • Four-year-old Brandon Clift has a snow fight with his sister Brooke Clift, two, near Tewkesbury Abbey

  • Icy pavement on the Promenade in Cheltenham

  • Skye Goodson, 12, and Marcie Jones, 12, in Berry Hill

  • Clearing the runway at Staverton

  • A snowman made by Alison, Alistair and Jess Bidmead in Abbeymead

  • James Matthew, 32, skis to the pub in Stroud

  • Mum Alana Dollimore and son Sam sledging in Stroud

  • Charlie Aspinall introduces his daughter Isabelle, two, to a snowman in Gloucester Park

  • Feeding the penguins at Birdland, Bourton on the Water

  • Owner Vicki Atherton at Bourton on the Water's model village

  • People in Paganhill cleared pathways of snow

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ICE warnings have been issued by the Met Office for tomorrow and people are urged to take care as they head back to work and school.

The 'Big Freeze' is now expected to last until Saturday.

Temperatures are set to plunge to -4C tonight and not go above freezing tomorrow, dropping down as low as -7C on Tuesday night.

People are being warned to brace themselves for 'Blue Monday'as tomorrow is allegedly the most depressing day of the year due to poor weather conditions, low motivation and time elapsed since Christmas.

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The white out has left many people struggled to leave home over the weekend and heavy snow hit Littledean in the Forest of Dean again today.

Schools in the area are also battling the conditions and some will remain closed tomorrow.

Those who have ventured out over the weekend enjoyed playing in the snow, creating sculptures and snapping some of the wintery scenes.

While others turned their hand to helping ease the situation for others.

Over in Tuffley a team of 20 volunteers have been out salting the roads.

Ward councillor Gerald Dee said: "People have been looking after their neighbours here.

"There are no shops really nearby for the elderly so it is difficult.

"If you or someone you know is in difficulty please do get in touch with a councillor."

Latest Gloucestershire weather forecast

TRAVEL

Stagecoach service updates

Gloucester

Service 1 Normal route to Matson shops.

Services 3, 4, 5, 6,9, 10, 12, 97/98 and 113 normal routes

Service 7 Gloucester to Finlay Road will not serve Sapperton Road

Service 12A will operate via Severn Vale Drive and Field Court Drive to Naas Lane Roundabout

Ross On Wye

Service 23 Gloucester to Coleford main roads only, will not serve Clements End

Service 24 currently operating from Ross to Drybrook, but does not serve Joys Green

Service 30 currently operating as a Service 31

Service 31 normal route

Service 32 Ross to Gloucester will operate via M50 to Gorsley.  Service will now serve Ross Labels Lower Car Park

Service 33 Hereford, Ross, Gloucester, normal route

Service 35 will not operate

Service 36 will not operate

Service 44 will not operate

Cheltenham

Service A, C and D normal route

Service B will only operate to Bradley Road via London Road and Cirencester Road.

Service H will not serve Mandarin Way and Swindon Village.

Service P & Q will not operate.

Stroud

Service 14 will operate via Ebley Bypass, will not serve Selsey, Leonard Stanley and Bridgend.

Service 20 will only serve Stonehouse High Street.

Service 21 will not serve Oldends Lane.

Service 26 will only operate as far as Brimscombe Corner.

Service 37 will only operate as far as the Co-op.

Service 46 will only operate to Nailsworth, will not serve Forest Green.

Service 93 will only operate to Nailsworth, will not serve Forest Green.

Service 93 will operate via Pitchcombe, will not serve Whiteshill.

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