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Snow Update: Warnings over icy conditions

09:46 20 January 2013

Staff and pupils at the federated North Walsham Junior, Infant and Nursery Schools braved the icy conditions to ensure the schools and nursery have been open all week,

Staff and pupils at the federated North Walsham Junior, Infant and Nursery Schools braved the icy conditions to ensure the schools and nursery have been open all week,

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There has been no fresh snow overnight for North Norfolk but warnings are in place about icy conditions and further snow on its way

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Although there has been no further snow for North Norfolk warnings about icy conditions have been issued by forecasters.

The North Walsham to Cromer Road also has a police warning in places where snow has drifted across the road.

Forecasters have warned heavier snow may develop later in the day.

Sheringham market went ahead as planned but with only a few stallholders braving the icy conditions on the car park.

Staff and pupils at the federated North Walsham Junior, Infant and Nursery Schools braved the icy conditions to ensure the schools and nursery have been open all week, with the children rewarded with specially organised fun activities such as cups of hot chocolate and marshmallow treats, toasted in the schools own custom-made fire pit.

Head Clare Flecther said: “We understand the importance, for working families, of being able to keep the schools open, when it is safe to do so.

“Many of our staff live locally and so we have adequate staffing for the numbers of pupils we have had in the schools. “Snowy days give us specially opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, have fun and learn about the seasons through first hand experience.”

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