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Friday, January 18, 2013
Horseshoe Pass now closed due to snow
Snow update in Denbighshire - 1.15pm
The latest weather update from the county council shows that the Horseshoe Pass in now closed.
Snow continues to affect Denbighshire, with more schools now closing, some roads affected and public transport disruption.
These are the schools currently closed:
Ysgol Dinas Bran, Llangollen
Ysgol Bryn Collen, Llangollen
Ysgol Brynhyfryd (to open to exam students and teachers only)
Ysgol Gymraeg y Gwernant, Llangollen
Ysgol Pendref, Denbigh
Ysgol Bro Famau (Llanarmon and Llanferres)
Ysgol Dyffryn Ial (Bryneglwys and Llandegla)
Ysgol Bro Dyfrdwy (Cynwyd and Llandrillo)
Project 10 & 11.
Ysgol Betws Gwerfil Goch
Ysgol Bro Elwern, Gwyddelwern
Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn, Dinbych (Park Street, Ty'r Ysgol, Gerddi Glasfryn and Ty'n Fron sites)
Ysgol Pant Pastynog, Prion.
Ysgol Caer Drewyn, Corwen
Ysgol Borthyn, Ruthin
Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd
St Brigid's School, Denbigh
Ysgol Bro Cinmeirch LLanrhaeadr
Rhyl High School
Blessed Edward Jones High School
Denbigh High School
The Horseshoe Pass near Llangollen is closed, as is Gwaenysgor Hill. The A543 at Bylchau has re-opened..
All northern Arriva services are *currently* operating normally. No information, however, available about the X94, though we know of some heavy drifting between Corwen and Glyndyffrdwy.
Most services south of Denbigh are also operating but may be subject to delays, though please note the following:
Denbigh to Mold service 14 (both Townlynx and GHA) now operating main roads only. Not diverting to villages.
X50 suspended Ruthin to Wrexham. This is owing to conditions on Llandegla Moor/Nant y Garth. Currently, services can go forward from Ruthin northwards to Denbigh and Rhyl but may be subject to disruption. Some drivers sand buses are displaced in wrong locations.
Ruthin - Mold Service currently suspended due to problems on Gwernymynydd hill.
Service 5 Wrexham - Corwen terminating Llangollen (owing drifting snow on A5). Assume X94 along similar route is also disrupted.
Service X5 Ruthin - Corwen is currently operating normally but there are reported difficulties at Gwyddelwern.
Service 64 Llangollen to Glyn Ceiriog terminating at Glyn Ceiriog and not Llanarmon DC but service is now struggling at Chirk.
The following are NOT operating:
Service 62 (Llansannan/Bylchau/Nantglyn/Prion)
70/77 (Ruthin Fflecsi to Clocaenog, Clawdd, Betws GG, Llanelidan) but the 73 Ruthin town service *is* operating
91 (Melin y Wig/Betws GG to Llangollen)
98 (Pentredwr) *not* operating.
All weather pitches at Ruthin and Denbigh Leisure Centres: These will be closed this evening due to a covering of snow.