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Severe Weather Advice

Cold weather advice

 

Clearing snow and ice yourself – the 'snow code'

During cold weather there has been some discussion regarding the clearance of pavements by individuals.

There is no law stopping you from clearing snow and ice on the pavement outside your home or from public spaces. It's unlikely you'll be sued or held legally responsible for any injuries on the path if you have cleared it carefully.

Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves.  Please see link below:

Weather Warnings

Severe weather warnings are issued by the met office and can be viewed on line using the following link.

Helping those who are more vulnerable

The Government has issued Guidance on Community Action during severe weather a copy of which is below, please take the time to read this and assist those who need your help

For advice on flooding see link below: