Bad Weather and School Closures in the East Midlands

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As temperatures plummet and snow disrupts schools and transport links, Smooth has the latest school closures and travel information.

Weekdays from 6am, Smooth Breakfast with Gareth Evans will have the latest as you wake-up.

Then, from 4pm, Emma Caldwell will update you with any fresh information for the next day and make sure you get home as safely as possible.

Click here for a live map of travel issues on the roads.

Listen to Smooth using the 'Listen to Smooth' button above, or tune to Smooth Radio on 106.6FM (101.4FM in Derby) or DAB Digital Radio across The East Midlands.  Click on the useful links below for the latest information.

School Closures



Click below for information on local school closures. Please note, information on these websites is maintained by the relevant local authorities.  We would recommend that you check with your child's school directly to confirm whether it is affected.

Other areas

Public Transport


When the bad weather hits, public transport is often hit with delays, cancellations and amendments to timetables. Whether you're travelling on the bus, train or in the air, the latest information can be found below...

East Midlands Trains
Cross Country Trains
National Rail
Nottingham City Transport
NET Trams
TrentBarton Buses
First Buses
East Midlands Airport
Lincolnshire Buses


Travel News



Smooth has the latest travel information every 30 minutes during Smooth Breakfast, from 6:30am until 10am or whenever travel news warrants a bulletin; throughout the day, and from 4pm on The Smooth Drive Home.


Stuck on the ice? See the AA - Driving In Winter Weather guide.