From time to time some of our services are disrupted. This may be down to severe weather, staffing issues, or health and safety concerns. We always try to keep this to an absolute minimum.
Our school closures page lists any schools reported closed by severe weather or unforeseen problems.
When libraries are forced to close you may be able to use one of the 60 other libraries in Nottinghamshire.
You can also renew books:
- online (you will need to have your library card and PIN number)
- by phone, tel: 0845 3304435
Travel in Nottinghamshire
Between October and April, gritters are on standby 24 hours a day ready to respond to bad weather.
Trunk roads and motorways
The Council is not responsible for motorways or trunk roads. Information on closures and disruption on these roads is available from the Highways Agency:
It's a good idea to get prepared well in advance of winter, with the right clothing, food, equipment and contingency plans.
The British Red Cross website contains advice on essential items to gather for home and when travelling in case you're stranded due to severe weather.
If you are concerned about flooding, see our flooding advice page.
The Flood Map on the Environment Agency's website can establish how vulnerable your property may be to flooding.
Animal welfare during severe weather - information provided by Defra