Snow is falling

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Snow has been falling across parts of the Dales this morning.

Wintry showers have been reported in areas including Matlock and Bakewell.

Villagers from Sheldon, near Bakewell, said they had seen heavy snow.

On Twitter, @SheldonVillage posted the above picture and said: “There’s no major disruption yet, but we are all used to it up here and most have 4x4s.”

Weather forecasters have predicted cold conditions for this week with more snow likely by Friday.

Police reported snow-related crashes on the A57 Snake Pass but highways chiefs said the road was not closed but “passable with care”.

A Derbyshire County Council spokesman said: “We’ve had two gritters out patrolling higher ground this morning.

“We’ll be gritting all primary routes at 8pm subject to weather conditions.”

If it snows in your area, send your experiences and pictures to Matlock Mercury reporter Daniel Hobson by emailing or tweeting @DHMercury.