School closures and snow updates Thurs Dec 2

bitterne park triangle clock in the snowUpdated 3:20pm. The following information applies to Thurs Dec 2, 2010 only. Click here for the new thread covering Friday Dec 3.

Bitterne Park Infant School and Bitterne Park Secondary School are closed today, according to the Council's website.  Bitterne Park Junior School is open. St.Mary's College & Charlton House are closed. Portswood Primary - closed. St Denys Primary - closed. Bitterne C of E Infants - closed. Bitterne C of E Junior - closed.
Riverside Park - open, for fun and games!

Hants Police say: "snow update at 10am: the snow will continue in light showers throughout the day. Roads are still dangerous in some areas, please stay in if you can."

Romanse travel info says: "M3; Traffic moving freely but with care. M27; Traffic moving freely but with care. M271; Traffic moving freely but with care.  Snow on all routes is making travel difficult. Slippery conditions with the occasional broken down / abandoned vehicle causing more difficulty.

: closed until at least 4pm. Contact airlines for latest info. 

First Bus
3 City Centre to Portswood only not serving Bitterne Park, Townhill Park or Midanbury. Other bus routes/services see here

Trains running but may be disrupted"

"Driving conditions on the M3, A3, A3M and M27 are difficult." - BBC, around 9am

The University of Southampton will also be closed tomorrow (Fri 3). 

Southampton Solent University plans to be open tomorrow (Fri 3)

Bitterne NHS Walk-In Centre closed for the rest of today, says the Daily Echo.

Southampton Schools Music Association Christmas Carol Concert tonight - cancelled, says

Libraries - revised hours for today only:
Central Library 9.30am -3pm (Updated)
Bitterne Library 9.30am - 3pm
Shirley Library 10am — 2pm
Lordshill Library 9.30am - 2pm

Cobbett Rd  library not open anyway on Thursdays.

"The snow is expected to clear later on today but weather experts say the temperature will plummet to minus 12 degrees centigrade tonight." -  Daily Echo

Icy stretches will form on untreated surfaces, also where snow has already fallen, and where melted snow re-freezes." Met Office

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