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Beast from the East batters north Norfolk as snow closes schools and wreaks travel havoc

PUBLISHED: 08:32 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 10:08 01 March 2018

Cawston covered in snow. Main road with St Agnes Church in the background. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

Cawston covered in snow. Main road with St Agnes Church in the background. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

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North Norfolk residents are in for another day of frosty temperature and disruption as the Beast from the East leaves a think blanket of snow across the region.

Cawston covered in snow. Overlooking the cemetery. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOPCawston covered in snow. Overlooking the cemetery. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

Hundreds of Norfolk schools are closed and many motorists have been urged to take care on the roads.

North Norfolk schools which have confirmed they will be closed on Wednesday include Alderman Peel High, Wells; Aylsham High School; Bacton Primary School; Cromer Academy; Cromer Junior School; Sheringham High School; North Walsham High School; Gresham’s Village School and Nursery

See here for a full list of schools which are closed due to the snow in north Norfolk.

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Connor Betts, six, playing in the snow in Cawston. Picture: ANNEKA BETTSConnor Betts, six, playing in the snow in Cawston. Picture: ANNEKA BETTS

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Bin collections in north Norfolk have also been suspended today.

A spokesman for the North Norfolk District Council confirmed this is due to treacherous weather conditions.

Connor Betts, six, playing in the snow in Cawston. Picture: ANNEKA BETTSConnor Betts, six, playing in the snow in Cawston. Picture: ANNEKA BETTS

The spokesman added: “Householders are advised to leave their bins out so they can be collected by crews when it’s safe for them to do so.”

They asked residents to keep an eye out for updates via social media.

Cawston covered in snow. Icicles. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOPCawston covered in snow. Icicles. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

Cawston covered in snow. Main road. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOPCawston covered in snow. Main road. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

Cawston covered in snow. Stocks Loke. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOPCawston covered in snow. Stocks Loke. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

Cawston covered in snow. Stocks Loke. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOPCawston covered in snow. Stocks Loke. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP

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