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Winter weather

Updates on the weather, gritting and keeping warm!

Snowy scene

During periods of bad weather conditions, this page will be used to provide updates on road conditions and any interruptions to Council services such as waste collection and recycling.

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Service Disruption

Information on disruptions to local services can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Road gritting

Derbyshire County Council is responsible for gritting the road network:

Derbyshire County Council - Road Gritting

Alternatively, to find out which roads are gritted and where grit bins are located, you can use our interactive maps:

Location of grit bins (external link)

Weather forecast

The Met Office provides regularly updated weather forecasts and weather warnings for the East Midlands through their website.

Driving conditions

Information on driving in winter weather conditions can be found on a number of websites including


During bad weather, some schools across the county may be closed due to the adverse weather conditions. For the latest information on which schools are closed please tune in to your local radio station or check Derbyshire County Council's website.

Please do not call the radio stations as all information will be given on air or on their websites.