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Severe Weather Updates And Useful Links

Road Closures and Travel

For more on road closures visit Worcestershire County Council alerts or visit BBC travel for information on the latest local travel news.

Advice for driving in adverse weather conditions from GOV.UK

Visit Worcestershire County Council to find gritting routes and request gritting or grit bins.

Visit the MetOffice website to keep up to date with the latest weather reports.

Social Media

Stay informed - follow on Twitter @  Wyre Forest District Council; Redditch Borough Council; Bromsgrove District Council; West Mercia Police; BBC Hereford & Worcs; Worcestershire County Council; DaveThroupEA ; riverlevel_0000 (Bewdley); EnvAgency; EnvAgencyMids

School Closures

Visit Worcestershire County Council for regular updates on school closures.

Stay tuned to local radio stations for updates and announcements.

Frequencies for radio stations in the area (fm):

Preparing For Winter

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best.

By ensuring you are as prepared as possible for the potential of severe weather over the winter you can help to reduce the impact of the weather on you and your family and friends.

To report an issue with gritting routes or report a damaged or empty grit bin please go to Worcestershire County Council Website

See tips and advice for getting ready for winter. 

Visit Gov.UK for information on clearing snow yourself

Don't forget, don't venture on to ice on paddling pools or big puddles or any other water source, the ice may not be thick enough to support you and the water below may be deeper than expected.

Flooding and Flood Alerts

For details of current Environment Agency flood warnings, warning codes and flood barrier deployment please see the Environment Agency website.

River flooding and land drainage


Call Floodline on 0845 988 1188 for advice if you have been affected by flooding.

Wyre Forest District Council