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PUBLISHED: 10:17 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:45 28 February 2018

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was awash with families enjoying the snow with their sledges. SARAH LUCY BROWN

Christchurch Park in Ipswich was awash with families enjoying the snow with their sledges. SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Heavy snow is causing misery for travellers but allowing others to take “beautiful” photos across the region this morning. Email your photos here or tag us on social media.

Hundreds of schools in Suffolk have closed and there is severe travel disruption after several inches of snow fell overnight.

Staff at Go Manila Coffee shop. Picture: KEITH HANDSCOMBE Staff at Go Manila Coffee shop. Picture: KEITH HANDSCOMBE

There are treacherous driving conditions reported across the whole region, from the A14 and A12 to rural and urban roads.

A yellow Met Office warning for snow was originally in place until 11am in the region, but has now stretched until 11.55pm tonight.

East Anglia-based forecasters Weatherquest tweeted: “Further snow moving in from the east and northeast through the morning, becoming more infrequent and lighter in the afternoon. Increasing easterly winds with gusts near 45mph on the coast later. Max -1C.”

Snow cats created by Nancy and Lindsey Howlett. Picture: NANCY HOWLETT Snow cats created by Nancy and Lindsey Howlett. Picture: NANCY HOWLETT

My cat is totally fascinated watching the snow falling, Woodbridge. Picture: DAWN FORSDIKE  
My cat is totally fascinated watching the snow falling, Woodbridge. Picture: DAWN FORSDIKE

Recent snow scene in our back garden, Ipswich. Picture: RUSSELL LEEBURN

Recent snow scene in our back garden, Ipswich. Picture: RUSSELL LEEBURN

Lola having fun in the fresh snow.   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Lola having fun in the fresh snow. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Rail services on the Great Eastern Main Line are back to normal today after a track fault on the approach to Liverpool Street station caused disruption last week.

Forecasters have predicted some warmer weather in the region this week – and temperatures could hit the 26C (78F) mark on Wednesday.

A houndly hastag and new website have been launched ahead of the return of this year’s Suffolk Dog Day.

Tributes are being paid to an Ipswich man who has died suddenly at the age of 34.

After weeks of voting we are pleased to announce the winners of our Bonny Baby competition.

The Pavilion House in Reydon Grove is currently on the market - could this be your dream home?

Can you see yourself or someone you know in our photo gallery? All pictures were taken at Yates in Ipswich on Saturday, June 16.

Monster trucks, superheroes and life-size film characters delighted guests as the first ever Truckfest East rolled into Ipswich this weekend.

Are you pictured in this gallery from a night at Spring Tavern pub in Ipswich over 40 years ago?

Multi-million pound plans to create a pioneering institute of technology in East Anglia have leapt forward, it can be revealed today.

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