Snow conditions and court updates

Feb 10, 2021

The current weather conditions have affected court business today in a small number of areas. Jurors should contact the jury helpline number and all court users should keep an eye on the travelling conditions if coming to court.

Tayside Central and Fife

Sheriff and jury trials are not proceeding in TC&F courts today. With public transport cancelled and roads in some areas impassable, the safety of staff, jurors, witnesses and professionals is of utmost priority. Jurors have been asked to call the helpline tomorrow morning at 9am before travelling for a further update. Other business is proceeding. No staff are able to attend at Forfar Sherriff Court but are working from home. No courts are scheduled for today.

Lothian and Borders

No sheriff and jury trials due to travel difficulties.

Grampian, Highland and Islands

Staff are unable to attend the building today but phone contact is available and a remote hearing proceeded.

Office of the Public Guardian

The building is open today but will close at 3pm. Customer calls are redirected so there will be minimal impact on customers.

Current warnings

A yellow warning for snow and ice remains in place from today (Wednesday) until midnight Saturday.

Details of areas affected:

Advice for Tuesday
Advice for Wednesday
Advice for Thursday
Advice for Friday
Advice for Saturday

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