Snow and ice cause chaos in Grantham area

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* Two villages schools are reported as closed this morning due to treacherous ice on the roads.

Ingoldsby and Ropsley schools will be closed today.

* A reduced service is running on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross and Leeds. Trains from London Kings Cross to Leeds at 5 minutes past each hour (including the 08.03, 09.03 and 10.03) are cancelled. Trains from Leeds to London Kings Cross at 45 minutes past each hour are cancelled.

The 06.40 and 07.15 Leeds to London Kings Cross services are also cancelled.

* Dangerous road are causing travel problems throughout the Grantham area.

The High Dyke is blocked in both directions between the B1176 junction in Old Somerby and the A1 at Woolsthorpe because of snow.

There are hazardous driving conditions in Whalebone Lane, Little Ponton, at the B1174 junction because of snow.

There are further hazardous driving conditions in High Street, Ropsley, at the Peck Hill junction, because of snow and ice.

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