Police report traffic problems in Lincolnshire after snowfall

Motorists are being urged to travel only if necessary after snow and cold weather hit Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Police said it had responded to 25 traffic accidents after snow started to fall on Saturday, but no serious injuries were reported.

Lincolnshire County Council said about 30,000 tonnes of salt and grit had been distributed to bins across the county.

Three football matches were cancelled on Saturday, including Lincoln City against Braintree Town.

The matches involving Boston United against Hinckley United and Gainsborough Trinity at Worcester City were also called off.

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