Pendle schools closed by snow

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HEAVY overnight snow has closed many schools in Pendle this morning.

According to Lancashire County Council at 8-30am, 19 schools were either wholly or partially closed.

In Barnoldswick, the area around Coates Lane Primary School was declared as unsafe, while St Thomas’s CE Primary (Barrowford), Blacko, Bradley, St John’s, Lomeshaye, Whitefield, Pendle Vale, St Philip’s CE (all Nelson), Christ Church, Park, Lord Street, Pendle View, Fisher-More (all Colne), Reedley, Foulridge, Roughlee and Walter Street, Woodfield Nursery (Brierfield) were all closed due to the adverse weather.