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Wednesday, 9 November 2016

First significant snow of winter leads to school closures and gridlocked roads in Bradford

First significant snow of winter leads to school closures and gridlocked roads in Bradford
First significant snow of winter leads to school closures and gridlocked roads in Bradford

First significant snow of winter leads to school closures and gridlocked roads in Bradford

THE first significant snow of the winter has led to school closures and transport delays in the Bradford District today.
Snow is expected until later this morning, and although it will be heaviest in higher areas, it has led to slower traffic on most roads this morning.
It has been reported that traffic in Clayton and Greengates is at a standstill.
Carlton Bolling College is closed due to "treacherous conditions on and around the school site." 
St Paul's CE Primary School in Wibsey is closed for the day due to a boiler failure and "poor road conditions" in the area.


St Winefride's Catholic Primary Academy on St Paul's Avenue is closed die to road conditions and two faulty boilers. 
Wycliffe CE Primary School in Saltaire will open at 9.30 due to travel conditions.
Cottingley Village Primary School is allowing extra time for children to get to school, and have asked parents to have pupils in by 10am. 
St Walburga's Catholic Primary School in Shipley is also opening at 10am to allow families to make it in safely.
The Ellar Carr Pupil Referral Unit in Idle will be closed today and Margaret McMillan PrimarySchool in Manningham will open at 10am.
More school closures may be added through the morning.



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