PICTURES: Honiton in the snow

12:22 18 January 2013

Harry,Charlie and Scarlett Shepherd enjoy the snow in Honiton on Friday morning. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 6762-03-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Harry,Charlie and Scarlett Shepherd enjoy the snow in Honiton on Friday morning. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 6762-03-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Archant

Honiton gets hit by heavy snowfall.

Honiton did not escape the heavy snowfall overnight which has caused chaos on the roads this morning (Friday).

Many schools in the town and surrounding areas have been forced to close as a result of the bad weather and some roads have been closed as well.

The A375 between Honiton and Putts Corner has been closed and was described as being impassible.

The Highways Agency also reported that the A303 has re-opened after an earlier accident involving two vehicles at Marsh, and the A35 between Honiton and Axminster has also re-opened after it was closed in both directions because of a jack-knifed lorry.

However, some people are making the most of the snowy weather and having some fun on their sledges.

0 comments

Other News Stories

The Matthews Hall in Topsham was packed on Sunday for the Flower and Vegetable Show. Ref ext 8406-35-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

An annual horticultural photographic competition looks set to continue for another year after this year’s event was hailed as the best yet.

Read more

Angry residents are forming an action group to fight yet another development proposal in ‘a house building frenzy’ - that they say is threatening Ottery.

Read more

Baby Cow Productions, Steve Coogan’s production company, is in town today filming scenes for a sitcom.

Read more

The incident happened on Sunday, August 30, between 3.30am and 4am in Kings Road.

Read more
11:28
Barnstaple McDonald's.

Restaurant to install digital order points and extra drive through lane

Read more
A widening crack in the cliffs over the River Sid at the Ham

A hairline crack in a crumbling section of Sidmouth’s cliffs has grown to several inches over the last year – but County Hall chiefs say intervention risks accelerating the erosion.

Read more
10:15
Seaton’s royal party (left to right)  Princess Erin Ellis, Carnival Queen Jenny Weber and Princess Haley Jones. Rear:  gardener, broadcaster and writer Anne Swithinbank who crowned the Carnival Queen
Mrs Jacqueline Bayless (nee Powling) who was the Carnival Queen 50 years ago and presented the cups to this year’s Royal Party. Photo IAN BARRADALE

Golden jubilee trio receive their cups from the town’s first carnival queen of 50 years ago - Jacqueline Bayless

Read more
The mini run 2015 in Bideford. Pictures: Graham Hobbs

The mini run was back in North Devon this weekend celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Mini Grand Tour.

Read more
09:07
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

Theft of £18 aquarium pump from Barnstaple shop lands 26-year-old man owing the court nearly £300.

Read more
08:01
Woody Bay Station is giving half its takings to Children's Hospice South West this weekend.

Visit Woody Bay station on September 5 & 6 and help Children’s Hospice South West

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family Notices 24



Devon's trusted business finder