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Winter Weather Update

There are no reported winter weather problems across Rutland.

This page is updated regularly during periods of bad weather.


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Residents are advised to follow us on Twitter @rutlandcouncil for more regular alerts.


Bin Collections

Bin collections are operating as normal.


Tips (Ca Sites)

Cottesmore tip (CA Site) will be open as normal.


Road Conditions

No reported problems.


Quick links: Gritting Information | Salting Routes | Salt & Grit Bins


Local Schools

During periods of bad weather, we strongly advise listening to Rutland Radio from 6am weekdays on 107.2FM (Oakham side of county) and 97.4FM (Stamford side of county) as they often receive information about school closures before we do.


Rutland Radio also has a school closures page (external link) which is kept up-to-date


Public Transport

Public transport is operating as normal. 


Council Buildings

All council buildings open as normal


Animal Welfare

Rutland's Dog Warden, Barry Briggs, has issued some animal welfare tips for during winter weather period.


Local Media

Keep up-to-date with the latest media reports from Rutland Times, Rutland Mercury and Rutland Radio. Other media outlets that cover Rutland include Leicester Mercury and BBC Radio Leicester.


Weather Forecasts

We advise checking out the local BBC weather site for forecast information.


Weather Advice

Please check out Emergency Planning bad weather guidance during periods of heavy snowfall.  You can also download a 'Keep Warm and Healthy' (pdf) leaflet which the council publishes providing advice for during cold weather conditions.