Are you prepared now that Snow has arrived in Beaconsfield

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By ClaireMitch | Monday, January 30, 2012, 09:15

Weather forecasters predicted snow this weekend, and for once the forecst was spot on! So it's time to get prepared for dealing with this challenging weather, and we're aiming to help you by providing a round-up of useful local information.

Below I've posted links to local school and travel information. The sites mentioned are maintained by Buckinghamshire County Council & Transport for Bucks. We're very fortunate that our county council will be maintaining such a fantastic supply of information throughout the winter, and it can be easily accessed online.

Information on Beaconsfield School Closures

During the coming weeks, if you need to confirm whether Schools in Beaconsfield or surrounding Bucks towns are Open or Closed, please follow this link to confirm the status of each individual school. It's updated each day.

Updates on School Transport Services for Buckinghamshire

Also, if you need to check whether local School Transport is operating despite potential adverse weather, please follow this link which will display all know school Transport issues each day. 

Local Roads & Gritting Status in Buckinghamshire

For those that need to drive their own vehicles, Transport for Bucks provide a wealth of information online, regards the status and condition of our local roads. You can even watch the location of gritting trucks live online! Use this link for all road related updates.

Twitter updates for warnings about local Roads

And for up-to-the-minute road condition updates, Transport for Bucks will also provide local and relevant Twitter updates.

Status of local Library Services during bad weather

For those that rely on services at local Buckinghamshire Libraries, they will be reporting on their opening/closure status throughout the winter months. Follow this link for a daily update on the status of your local Library.

Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue also have an invaluable website resource. Follow this link to theirSnow Zone. This site includes winter driving tips and advice on how to keep warm and look after others.

You can also source useful information from previous articles in Beaconsfield People via these two links below

Follow the Snow Code when clearing Beaconsfield pavements yourself

Buckinghamshire Council calling for Snow Saviours


If you know of other useful, local, winter resources, please add them here as comments, or send them to me by email and I'll add to this article:

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    I hope we avoid the snow this year, it makes getting to work such a nightmare and so dangerous and I don't get paid if I stay at home :-(

    By JulieGK at 11:34 on 31/01/12

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