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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A46 Gloucestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Gloucestershire both ways severe disruption, between A420 and A4 London Road West.

    A46 Gloucestershire - A46 closed in both directions between Cold Ashton Roundabout in Cold Ashton and the A4 London Road West junction in Upper Swainswick, because of snow.

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

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    Severe disruption: A4361 Wiltshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A4361 Wiltshire both ways severe disruption, between B4003 and Summers Lane.

    A4361 Wiltshire - A4361 Beckhampton Road blocked in both directions between the B4003 junction in Avebury and the Summers Lane junction in Broad Hinton, because of snow.

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

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    Severe disruption: A424 Gloucestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A424 Gloucestershire both ways severe disruption, between B4077 Tewkesbury Road and A44.

    A424 Gloucestershire - A424 closed in both directions between the B4077 Tewkesbury Road junction in Stow-On-The-Wold and the A44 junction in Throopers Lodge, because of snow.

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

  4. Major incident stood down

    Quote Message: The A46 near Bath remains closed due to drifting snow and Highways England are working hard to clear it so it can be re-opened to traffic. from Ch Supt Ian Wylie Avon & Somerset Constabulary
    Ch Supt Ian WylieAvon & Somerset Constabulary
  5. Are you due to fly?

    There are delays and cancellations to three-quarters of flights to and from Bristol Airport because of the wintry conditions.

    The airport says the runway is open but the majority of flights are cancelled.

    Passengers are advised to check the status of their flight before travelling.

    It's a similar picture at Exeter Airport where they runway reopened at 10:00. Knock-on delays and cancellations are likely.

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  6. Travel round-up: Trains

    Services are suspended on Great Western Railway between Severn Beach and Bristol Temple Meads because of adverse weather conditions.

    Great Western Railway has also suspended services between Westbury and Weymouth and between Swindon and Gloucester.

    South Western services are also suspended between Exeter St Davids and Salisbury.

  7. Ex-snow-minate!

    You have probably had enough of snowman photos by now but we couldn't resist sharing this dalektible creation in Long Ashton.

    We doubt it will be around for long though - soon be exterminated by warmer temperatures.

    Dalek snowman
  8. Travel round-up: Closures still in place

    There are still plenty of road closures in the west - too many to list but here are a few of the main ones:

    • The A303 at between the A358 Southfields Roundabout near Ilminster and the A30
    • The A342 at Ludgershall
    • The A342 Dunkirk Hill at Devizes
    • The 345 at Old Sarum
    • The A346 at Chiseldon
    • The A360 at West Lavington
    • The A435 at Bishop's Cleeve
    • The A44 at Bourton-on-the-Hill
    • The A46 at Tomarton
    • The A 4361 Beckhampton Road at Avebury

    There are many other roads still closed and others are still affected by snow and ice so police advice for much of the region remains, do not travel unless necessary.

  9. Hospitals appeal for 4x4 help

    Somerset's hospitals have issued the following message:

    Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital, Yeovil District Hospital and community hospitals in Somerset are appealing to drivers of 4x4 vehicles in Somerset to volunteer to transport essential hospital and community health staff to and from their place of work today.

    The appeal comes as the Somerset health and social care system continues to remain in major incident status due to the severe weather conditions and treacherous state of the roads.

    Although the weather warnings have fallen to a Yellow Level 3, snow and icy roads are still presenting serious transport difficulties for medical staff needing to get to and from district and community hospitals.

    If drivers of 4x4 vehicles are able to volunteer to transport a medical staff member today or tomorrow (Sunday) would they please contact the on-call hospital manager at:

    Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton. Tel: 01823 333444Yeovil District HospitalTel: 01935 475122

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    Severe disruption: M5 Somerset northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M5 Somerset northbound severe disruption, between J22 for A38 and J21 for A370.

    M5 Somerset - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J22, A38 (Burnham-On-Sea) and J21, A370 (Weston-Super-Mare), because of Vehicle tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

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

  11. A46 still closed Saturday and roads are 'treacherous'

    The advice is still: do not travel unless essential.

    Police and emergency services have been working overnight to try to clear some main roads, but the task is quite challenging!

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