Tag: Snow

Hendy Eastleigh 10k postponed due to snow

The unseasonal wintry weather has resulted in the postponement of tomorrow’s (March 18) annual Eastleigh Hendy 10k road race with just 24 hours to go to the start-gun – a decision that race director Steve Collins described to Eastleigh News as “the most difficult I’ve had to take during my time with the race.” Steve…

Severe weather alert issued to drivers

  Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for snow. With snow forecast throughout the weekend, gritting teams will be working around the clock to treat roads and keep traffic moving on motorways and major A roads. It is expected that snow…

Barton Peveril closed tomorrow due to snow

Barton Peveril College have emailed students and parents to say they will be closed tomorrow, Thursday 1 March. The college says this due to a Met Office  amber weather warning for the region predicting snow and ice which they rate  as ‘likely’ and as ‘high impact’. The Eastleigh college says the majority of students get…

Bin Collections Resume

The council have resumed resumed bin collections today and are hoping to catch up wiht missed collection over the course of the week. They have published the following advice on their website: “The advice to residents is to put their wheeled bins glass boxes and kitchen waste bins out as normal from Monday 6 December.…

Thaw, but stand by for –13°

Although the snow and ice have mainly thawed away in the area, except for a few isolated patches, temperatures are expected to remain below freezing for most of the early part of week. A wind chill factor of – 12° is predicted for tonight and there is a chance of light snow showers with a…

Weather Update

Emergency services were warning motorists to take care in freezing conditions tonight and tomorrow (Friday) morning as temperatures across Hampshire plummet. Velvet bus services were suspended this evening and Eastleigh (Southampton) airport was closed due to ice on the runway. Many schools were closed today and are expected to remain closed for Friday. The centre…

Snow Chaos Hits Eastleigh

Heavy snow has fallen in Eastleigh overnight with to eight inches lying on side roads. The M3 which was closed overnight has been reopened by Police. Both Trains and buses are reporting disruption with Velvet Bus services currently cancelled, Southampton Airport has advised passengers to contact their airline if they are due to fly today.…

Winter Whiteout!

Traffic chaos came to Eastleigh this evening as the rush hour traffic was once again affected by snowfalls on top of a frozen road surface – the second time in a fortnight.

Brrrr…it's a Winter Solst ICE!

It was a Winter Solstice to remember this afternoon as Eastleigh citizens who only a few weeks earlier had expressed their disappointment at the size of the ice rink supplied by the council for the annual ‘winter carnival’ were just as amazed to see the entire town centre transformed into a skating rink the size…