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  1. Food share events cancelled due to icy weather

    A group that gives surplus food to community groups has had to cancel events today due to the snow.

    Shrewsbury Food Hub said its food share efforts at Christ Church and Belle Vue would be closed today to keep its volunteer drivers safe.

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  2. Snow forces hundreds of schools to shut

    Hundreds of schools across the West Midlands are shut today because of the snow and ice.

    Snow in Tenbury Wells on Sunday

    While most children have been getting education at home during lockdown, classrooms have been open for pupils of key workers.

    Some councils have a list of school closures on their websites or they advise parents to check directly with their school if they haven't been informed:

  3. Weather: Cold, frosty and sunny

    BBC Weather

    Icy conditions are forecast this morning in the West Midlands after a day of snow which blanketed the region.

    This morning in Shustoke, Warwickshire
    Image caption: This morning in Shustoke, Warwickshire

    The Met Office has a yellow warning for ice in place until 11:00 and said there could be travel disruption.

    Monday is forecast to start frosty and icy and then be a fine day with plenty of wintry sunshine. Some patches of cloud around this morning with a high of 4C (39F).

    Get a latest forecast for your area at any time by heading to the BBC Weather website.

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M54 Shropshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M54 Shropshire westbound severe disruption, from J5 for A5 Rampart Way to J6 for A5223 Lawley Drive.

    M54 Shropshire - One lane closed on M54 westbound from J5, A5 (Telford Central) to J6, A5223 (Telford West), because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M54 Shropshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M54 Shropshire westbound severe accident, between J5 for A5 Rampart Way and J6 for A5223 Lawley Drive.

    M54 Shropshire - The road is temporarily closed and stationary on M54 westbound between J5, A5 (Telford Central) and J6, A5223 (Telford West), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M54 Shropshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M54 Shropshire eastbound severe accident, from J4 for A464 to J3 for A41 Newport Road.

    M54 Shropshire - One lane closed on M54 eastbound from J4, A464 (Shifnal) to J3, A41 (Albrighton), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M54 Shropshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M54 Shropshire eastbound severe accident, from J4 for A464 to J3 for A41 Newport Road.

    M54 Shropshire - One lane closed on M54 eastbound from J4, A464 (Shifnal) to J3, A41 (Albrighton), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. 'No plans' for flood defence scheme in Bridgnorth

    There are no plans for a new flood defence scheme in Bridgnorth despite residents calling for one, the Environment Agency (EA) says.

    Flooding in Bridgnorth

    We told you earlier how people in the town said they felt forgotten and overlooked for flood defences compared to places such as Bewdley and Ironbridge.

    The EA responded to say after the floods in February 2020, it reviewed options for Bridgnorth but none met feasibility and economic viability standards.

    It added it would work with other groups to explore alternative solutions and ways of funding them.

  9. Flooding focus moves downstream as Shrewsbury cleans up

    Dozens of flood warnings are in place along much of the River Severn.

    Water levels have peaked in Shrewsbury and attention has shifted to areas further downstream, including Ironbridge, Bridgnorth and Bewdley, the Environment Agency said.

    Flood warnings along the River Severn

    Defensive barriers have been put in place and the river is expected to peak over the weekend.

    Water levels against barriers in Bewdley
    Image caption: Water laps against the barriers in Bewdley, Worcestershire

    In Shrewsbury, Shropshire Council said focus had moved to pumping out flood waters and cleaning up:

    Pumping out water

    One business affected is Chase Cars on Smithfield Road which has been underwater today.

    General manager Mark Edwards said: "I'm getting messages to come down and help clean up and it is lovely to know our customers are there for us but I have to decline with Covid restrictions."

  10. Your photos: Flooded Shropshire

    BBC Weather Watchers

    The flooding in Shropshire today has been reflected by our local BBC Weather Watchers.

    Liam Ball snapped this car nearly submerged in Coalport, in the Ironbridge Gorge:

    Coalport

    Shrewsbury has suffered flooding overnight and user Abs took this photo of swans as the River Severn burst its banks:

    Shrewsbury

    While further in the north of the county, user Colanda took this photo of flood waters slowly receding in Whixall:

    Whixall
  11. Care staff helped through floods by boat

    Volunteers have been using a boat and wading through water to help care workers get to elderly people in flooded parts of Shrewsbury.

    The boat

    Several roads in the town remain cut off this afternoon after the River Severn rose and burst its banks, although Shropshire Council said water levels at Welsh Bridge had begun to drop.

    Jim Eaton was one of the volunteers and said they have helped care staff get to older clients at a care home.

    "A few were a little bit nervous. We have not had anyone fall out of [the boat] yet, it is all good," he said.

  12. Floods: 'We put defences in but it did not stop the water'

    BBC Radio Shropshire

    Residents in Shrewsbury have been describing the impact of this week's floods as the town waits for water levels to drop.

    Flooding in Shrewsbury

    Roads around Coleham and St Julian's Friars have flooded and four people have been rescued from their homes by fire crews.

    Jane Cuthbert-Brown said she had 20 inches of water in her home in Pentre.

    "We have spent a lot of time and effort preparing. All our furniture has been elevated. Last year was our first experience of flooding.

    "We have also put door defences in but it did not stop the water which came up through the floor and the walls because they are a bit like a sieve being a 300-year-old sandstone property."

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