Trees fall down in high winds

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HIGH winds have caused traffic problems in the area.

A tree fell in the A6003 in Preston on Wednesday night, blocking the road between Uppingham and Oakham.

Traffic was diverted through Wing until the road was reopened at about 8.45am.

A tree was also blown down on the road between Ayston and Ridlington but the road is now reopen.

In Ufford two trees blocked Walcot Road and a tree fell in Maxey Road, Helpston.

Police were called and the trees were removed with the help of members of the public.