WILTSHIRE folk are being urged to only make journeys if they are essential as freezing weather is expected to cause widespread ice through tonight and tomorrow.

A Wiltshire Council spokesman said the authority was continuing to salt the primary routes and teams would carry on monitoring the situation .

Streetscene teams have been clearing some footways and town and parish councils been using using salt and equipment Wiltshire Council has provided.

People are also being asked to keep an eye on vulnerable neighbours and friends.

Wiltshire Council’s twitter account @wiltshirewinter is being used to update residents.