Tag "snow"

The road to L'Eree is paved with snow

Colin Le Prevost, from States Works, clearing a snow drift at L’Eree Hill. (Picture by Peter Frankland, 1310020)

CLEARING the road to L’Eree of snow and abandoned cars became a priority yesterday. Police, in co-ordination with State Works, had to dig out some cars that had been completely buried by the 36-hour downfall.

Newsroom Live - 13 March 2013

Pierre Merrien digs out a car stuck in a snowdrift at Route des Paysans yesterday. (Picture by Steve Sarre)

Many events around the island are cancelled again today, but the signs are that life is starting to get back to normal after what is being called 'snowmaggedon'.

Airport, schools closed as blizzard conditions continue

PC Peter Geddes with an 
abandoned vehicle at La Route des Paysans, St Peter's. (Picture supplied by Guernsey Police)

Guernsey Airport will not open today, it has just been announced. All flights are cancelled and the airport will reopen tomorrow morning at 9am. All island schools will remain shut too as snow and high winds continue to hit the Bailiwick. No buses ran this morning, but CT Plus said that the 7/7a service from Town to St Sampson's and return would start again at midday. Beau Sejour will close at 3pm, the Culture  and Leisure Department has announced. All Eisteddfod classes are cancelled today, as is this evening's zumba fitness class at Amherst.

Press snow scenes

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Photos of today's snow-covered Bailiwick taken by Guernsey Press reporters and photographers.

Snow update

St Martin's Church this morning. (Picture by Adrian Miller)

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