The sun is out and Wiltshire is slowly getting back to normal this morning.

Main roads are clear and snow and ice on back roads is expected to thaw as the day goes on.

Another bit of good news is that Wiltshire Council says that car parking enforcement officers will not be issuing fines today.

In a Twitter message the council said this morning: "Our parking enforcement officers will be out doing safety checks today, but won't be issuing any tickets. Full patrol is expected to resume tomorrow."

The council is also continuing its gritting work as a yellow alert for ice is still in place.

A spokesman for Wiltshire Council said: "We have 24 gritters at our disposal and more than 7,000 tonnes of salt available, and in addition, some local farmers are also providing us with valuable support.

"Our incident room remains open and they will deal with any issues as the occur.

"Please expect there to be icy roads throughout the county and always drive to the conditions and with care. Please ensure vehicles are fully de-iced before setting off.

Roads such as those in housing estates won't be treated so please be mindful of that."

Many people were up early to make the most of the blue skies, sunshine and still pristine snow at many popular spots throughout the county.

But yesterday evening there were still a number of stranded lorries and cars still blocking roads including the A346 Chiseldon to Marlborough, Horton Road off the A361 in Devizes, the Allington to All Cannings road near Devizes, the A342 Upavon to Everleigh Road, the A36 at Upton Lovell, Blacklands near Calne and Ogbourne St George back road to Chiseldon.

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