January 14, 2012: Heavy snowfall hits region

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Sam has sent in this picture of Meg, the legendary Saltburn surf dog, having a go at snowboarding.

The Northern Echo:

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Not sure this one will get by the boss:

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The Northern Echo:

Children from Leyburn, North Yorkshire, make the most of it after being sent home from The Wensleydale School before lunch.

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AIRPORT CLOSURE: Durham Tees Valley Airport is currently closed due to snow until 2.40pm today. For more updates visit their website.

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There were slight delays in some flights at Newcastle International Airport earlier today, but services are presently running as normal. Passengers are advised to check their flights on the airport's website at www.newcastleairport.com

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YOUR PICTURES: Frank Knowles sent in this picture of a different kind of snowman in his garden

The Northern Echo:

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Snow in Catterick Garrison - apparently!
 

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ROADS UPDATE: Durham police say they are monitoring the county's roads but there are no specific problems to report at the moment.

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SCHOOL CLOSURE: The Grove Primary School, in Consett, is now closed

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Tonight's evening classes at Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, in Darlington, have been cancelled because of the snow #echosnow

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The Northern Echo:

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DURHAM UPDATE: Snowing steadily but constantly in Durham City. It's lying pretty thick now.

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SCHOOL CLOSURE: Benfieldside Primary School, in Consett, is closing at lunchtime, parents are asked to collect pupils between 12:30pm and 1pm. Afternoon nursery is cancelled

 

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GOLF CLUB CLOSURE: Due to bad weather conditions, the golf course and driving range at Stressholme Golf Club, in Darlington, is closed today.

The Clubhouse remains open.

For more information contact the Golf centre on 01325-461002.

 

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SCHOOL CLOSURE
From Durham County Council

Edmondsley Primary School (2105)
The school will close on Monday, 14 January 2013 (All day) and re-open on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 (Morning). Reason for closure: As persistent heavy snowfalls and icy roads are forecast for Edmondsley, particularly this afternoon, the School and Nursery will be closed today Monday 14 January.

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The Northern Echo:

Picture: High Row in Darlington this morning

Send us your pictures via twitter using hashtag #echosnow or by email to newmedia@nne.co.uk

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