All Dorset County Council day centre transport, SEND and school buses and taxis are cancelled for Thursday and Friday and Fri due to the forecasts for heavy snow.
UPDATE All schools in Gillingham are closed today, Thursday, while Shaftesbury secondary school and Shaftesbury primary school, The Abbey primary school, Motcombe school, St George’s at Bourton and St Gregorys at Marnhull are also all closed. Stower Provost primary school will close at 12.30pm. For an updated list visit here.
UPDATE Friday 2 March: all local schools are closed. Check here for details.
To find out more about the impact of the disruption caused by the so-called ‘Beast from the East’ visit here.
South West Coaches have confirmed that none of its school contract services will operate on Thursday and Friday at the request of Dorset County Council.