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Blog posts : "snow"

Winter driving tips – advice and information

car driving in snowDriving in the winter is very different than in other times of the year. Adverse weather and longer periods of darkness (especially after the clocks go back at the end of October) makes driving more hazardous. Sometimes conditions can be extreme, as we have found out over the last two winters in par…

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Are you ready for winter?

The Red Cross is "encouraging people to get ready for the potential big freeze in the next few months".

The Red Cross reports that "last year’s severe weather caused real disruption to thousands of lives, but the good news is that it’s easy to make sure you’re prepared for the worst – by preparing …

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Health and Safety News - 30 November 2010

Clearing snow and ice from pavements

New guidance published on the Directgov website today, regarding clearing snow and ice from the pavement, makes it clear that "there's no law stopping you from clearing snow and ice on the pavement outside your home or from public spaces". It also tries to ease p…

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