Schoolchildren in Tynedale will enjoy a snow day on Thursday.

Kielder School has been closed for the day due to the adverse weather conditions.

Northumberland County Council has also alerted the public that some school transport has been cancelled because of the snow.

Route 0122 from Byrness to Bellingham Middle School and Route 0131 from Otterburn to Hexham have been cancelled.

The 139 Blanchland to Hexham service, the 140 route from Shotley Bridge to Hexham and the 147 service from Blanchland to Corbridge will not run.

The Mitchell's Coach 1087 from Coanwood to Haltwhistle is the latest to be canncelled.