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Preston and South Ribble schools closed due to snow on Thursday 8 March

Posted on - 8th March, 2018 - 8:59am | Author - | Posted in - Larches, Lostock Hall, Preston News, Preston weather, Schools
Snow in Walton-le-Dale on Thursday morning Pic: Tracey Gorst
Snow in Walton-le-Dale on Thursday morning Pic: Tracey Gorst

A number of schools have been closed due to the snowfall during Thursday (8 March) morning.

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Lancashire County Council has confirmed the closure of four schools in Preston and 12 in South Ribble.

Acorns Primary School, Barnacre Road Primary School in Longridge, Larches High School and Sir Tom Finney Community High School have all closed in Preston for the day.

The Academy @ Worden has closed due to ‘treacherous road conditions’.

Read more: Hour by hour weather forecast for Thursday

Bamber Bridge St Aidan’s Church of England Primary School, Couple Green Primary School, Leyland Methodist Infant School, Our Lady and St Gerard’s RC Primary School Lostock Hall, St Mary’s RC High School and Sports College Brownedge, The Coppice School, Wellfield High School, Whitefield Primary School and Woodlea Junior School have all closed.

A full list of Lancashire-wide school closures can be seen on the county council website.

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