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DISRUPTION MINIMIZED AS SNOW MELTS AWAY

knightonsignsnowDISRUPTION has been minimized and life is getting back to normal for residents across the Island today following two days of wintry weather and blizzard-like conditions.

Just two roads remain closed this morning; St Lawrence Shute, Ventnor and Betty Haunt Lane, Newport while the following roads are passable with care:

– Ventnor to Whitwell Road
– Mersley Downs Road
– Brading Downs Road
– Blackgang to Niton
– Niton to Rookley
– Cowleaze Road, Shanklin, to Leeson Road, Ventnor
– Kingston to Shorwell

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Waste collections are said to be running to a normal collection timetable today, however if you rubbish was not collected yesterday (Tuesday), it will be collected on Saturday.

Southern Vectis buses are running a normal service today and all school buses are running to time.

Thanks to Adie Butler for sending in this amazing photograph of the snow drifts on The Downs road at Knighton junction.

Please take care on this road this morning as snow could fall into the road unexpectedly.

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