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In Pictures: Britain's big freeze

Snowman in Kent

Seven-year-old Emma Calver poses next to her eight-feet tall snowman. The snowman, who is wearing a Gillingham FC scarf, was built with the help of dad Wayne on Wednesday night.

Two dogs in Broadstairs, Kent

Mr Jingle (right) gets a snowball in the face as Stryder looks on. Christine Normington and son Daniel, from Broadstairs in Kent, laboured for hours on Wednesday to get this shot.

A snowed-in street in Headingley, Leeds

The downside of winter weather is shown by Andrew Mardon's street in Headingley, Leeds, on Wednesday where cars were snowed in and roads snowed over.

Cars struggling through snow in Chatham, Kent

At the other end of the country cars were still struggling through the snow, as Robert Sproats' picture of Chatham in Kent shows.

A young boy playing in the snow in Ashford, Kent

But Nathan Jeffery found the upside in snow on Tuesday in Ashford, Kent. Many of the county's schools have been closed due to the extreme weather.

The beachfront in Broadstairs, Kent

Jason Metcalfe watched as people braved the beachfront in Broadstairs - where the snow met the sea.

Cloud break over a snowy field near Glenrothes, Fife

Jackie Stirling captured this picture of sun rays breaking through the clouds as she drove home to Glenrothes, Fife.

A back garden in Dover on Wednesday

Paul Hewlett, from Dover, Kent, says a thaw set in on Tuesday, only to be followed by heavy snow all day on Wednesday.




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