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Page last updated at 10:50 GMT, Tuesday, 5 January 2010
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During bad weather, you can get the latest information about school closures and interruptions to essential services from BBC Radio Derby.

BBC Radio Derby can be found on 104.5 & 95.3 MHz (mid & North Derbyshire), 96 MHz (in Buxton) and on AM 1116 kHz.

The Breakfast Show will have regular updates (07.00 - 10.00) and will update information throughout the day.

For those in the Chesterfield area, the latest updates can be heard on BBC Radio Sheffield's Breakfast Show.

The latest weather forecast for the East Midlands

You can find BBC Radio Sheffield on 104.1, 94.7 and 88.6 FM and latest information will be given out between 07.00 and 09.00 and at other times during the day.

Please DO NOT contact us or the radio stations requesting information. Any news we have will be given out on air and a flood of enquiries could seriously slow down the flow of information.

If you need to TELL US about a cancelled event during the bad weather, you should call 01332 616161. This number is open between 06.00 and 18.00.

Head teachers have separate instructions on how to inform us about problems affecting their schools during term time.

Travel news

For the latest travel updates on the roads, planes and trains:

Drivers should also check out the latest information from the Highways Agency before setting out on a journey.

Weather forecast

For the latest weather forecast and satellite images of Derbyshire:

Emergency information and contacts

For a list of contact numbers and websites in Derby and Derbyshire in case of emergency:


If you're able to take any photos of how the weather is affecting you, please email them to BBC Derby. Please remember to tell us who you are, who took the photo, where and when. We'd love to use them online but please don't put yourself in any danger when out with your camera. Terms and conditions.

Please listen to BBC Radio Derby for updates on the weather and travel situation across the county.


The following schools are closed on Tuesday, 5 January 2010:

(Information correct at 10.50 on Tuesday 5th Jan)

  • Alfreton Grange School
  • Alfreton Nursery School
  • Alfreton Park Special School Closing by 10 o clock
  • Anthony Beck Community Primary School
  • Ashgate Croft Special School, Chesterfield
  • Ashover Primary School, Ashover
  • Bakewell Methodist Junior School
  • Baslow St Anne's CofE Primary School, Baslow
  • Biggin CofE Primary School, Biggin
  • Bishop Pursclode, Tideswell, open but few staff, so parents can keep kids at home
  • Blackwell Primary School
  • Bolsover School
  • Carsington and Hopton Primary School, By Carsington Water
  • Castle View Primary School, Matlock
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith High School
  • Combs Infant School, Combs, High Peak
  • Crich Infants
  • Croft Infant School, Alfreton
  • Darley Dale Primary School, Matlock
  • Eckington School
  • Elton C of E Primary School, Matlock (School will ring Parents if the school is shut tomorrow)
  • Furness Vale Primary School, High Peak
  • Glebe Junior School parents to collect asap
  • Grindleford Primary School, Grindleford
  • Hady Primary School, Chesterfield, Please listen to radio for updates or web site for info re school rest of week
  • Haslam Hall Community School
  • Heage Primary School
  • Heritage School, Clowne
  • Highfield School, Matlock
  • Hollinsclough Primary School, nr Buxton
  • Horton Lodge Special School, North Staffordshire
  • John King
  • Kings School, Macclesfield
  • Lady Manners School, Bakewell
  • Lea Primary School Matlock
  • Longwood Infants
  • Manifold Primary, Warslow
  • Matlock All Saints C of E Infants
  • Matlock Bath Holy Trinity Primary School
  • Monyash Primary School
  • Netherthorpe School, Chesterfield
  • Park House Primary School, Lower Pilsley
  • Parwich Primary School
  • Pilsley Primary School
  • Riddings Infant and Nursery School Parents to collect asap
  • Riddings Junior School Alfreton - shut by lunchtime
  • Rosliston CofE Primary - closed to staff and students, no gas
  • Scarcliffe Primary, Scarcliffe Nr Bolsover
  • Sinfin Community School - closed to staff and students
  • Springwell Community School, Staveley
  • St Benedicts School, Derby closed to Years 7,8,9 & 10 NB Years 11,12 &13 should report to North Block
  • Swanwick Hall School
  • Swanwick Primary School
  • Tupton Hall School Chesterfield
  • Whitwell Primary School, Whitwell
  • Windsor Park CofE Middle School, Uttoxeter
  • Woodbridge Junior School - closing from 10am
  • Youlgreave All Saints C of E Primary School

This page will be updated later today


The following events are cancelled for Tuesday, 5 January 2010:

  • Belper WI Meeting at the Congregational Church Hall , Belper
  • Matlock Advanced Motorists meeting at Duke William in Matlock
  • Over 60's Club, Community centre, West Hallam
  • There will be no University buses running to and from the Buxton Campus.
    College students and FE sessional staff can stay away - Uni students and other staff should attempt to attend

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