Snow Day 4: Friday 2nd March


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70% risk of further snow today (Friday) – with the possibility of a further 1 or 2 centimeters this afternoon.  A Yellow warning is in place for snow and ice in our area.  (Amber warning for West Sussex.)  Temperatures are unlikely to get above freezing today – but it should get a little milder over the weekend.

Click on the link for the latest forecast for Crowborough: Met Office.


Some pavements are very slippery because of compacted snow.  Drivers should beware of pedestrians having to walk down the sides of roads for this reason.

Advice for driving in the snow:

You can look at live traffic on to see how fast vehicles are moving:

Information about gritting and grit bins in East Sussex is available online at while any problems on the roads can be reported by contacting highways on 0345 60 80 193 or by emailing


Southern have suspended the line between Hever and Crowborough:

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Tweets about trains on the Uckfield Line:


28/29: There are planned roadworks on Hurtis Hill.  For this reason buses will NOT be serving Whitehill Road and the stop on Croft Road (by the end of Southview Road).  They will instead go via A26 Beacon Road and Church Road.  They are however going via Steel Cross this morning.

If the road conditions worsen this afternoon, the buses are likely to stick to the A26 all the way.  The safest bet, if you can, is to catch the bus at Crowborough Camp or Crowborough Cross.  If in doubt ring Customer Service on 01273 886200 (option 2) before going out for a bus to check on the route.   Latest Tweets from Brighton & Hove Buses about the service here:

228/229: Compass Travel can be contacted on 01903 690025.  Latest Tweets from Compass Travel about service 228/229 between Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells (click).

Wealdlink: The charity provide Community Transport for the North Wealden area.  No ‘shopping service’ today but they will attempt to run a limited service on the 224 (Crowborough-Poundfield-Rotherfield-Twon Row-Wadhurst).  Check their website:

Schools (Friday)

Ashdown – CLOSED
Beacon – CLOSED
Fermor – aim to OPEN at 9.30am
Frant – aim 9am start
Grove Park – CLOSED
High Hurstwood – CLOSED
Jarvis Brook – CLOSED
Mark Cross – aim to OPEN as normal
Nutley – OPEN at 9.30am
Rotherfield – CLOSED (update)
St John’s – OPEN
St Mary’s – CLOSED
St Michael’s – CLOSED

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Bin Collections

Advice is to put your landfill and recycling wheelie bins out as normal.  If Kier are unable to collect on your road you DO NOT need to report a missed collection.  Please leave your bin out and crews will collect at the earliest opportunity.  Garden waste collections have been suspended to allow crews to concentrate on waste and recycling (more detail here).





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