The great blizzard of 2010 in Doncaster: These photos show the scale of the snow storm that hit the area

It’s been a decade since a huge snow storm brought Doncaster to a standstill.

Friday, 13th November 2020, 3:00 pm
Who can you spot in these blizzard pictures from 10 years ago?
Who can you spot in these blizzard pictures from 10 years ago?

Here are 21 chilly memories to take you back to ten years to the great snow storm of 2010.

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Caption: (r-l) Councillor Cynthia Ransome, Acting Police Sergeant Louise Lambert and Manou Benden from Reverse Graffiti demonstrate the snow graffiti used at Doncaster College in December 2010

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A giant snowman was built by Doncaster dad of two Karl Broadbent and friends in 2010. The snowman was built after daughter Ella, 10, said it would be a good idea to build one as big as the house. Karl rallied together three friends and their four children and built the 18 foot snowman the same night.

Nancy Fielder, editor

Many roads across Doncaster have turned into footpaths as more and more drivers struggle to get through the snow. This picture was taken on Bernard Road, Edlington in December 2010
The finishing post at Doncaster race course December 8, 2010
Cars lay abandoned across Doncaster after heavy snow fell in December 2010
Snow ploughs Council workers try their best to free a lorry stuck on Edlington Lane in December 2010.
Snow ploughs are out in force across Doncaster, trying to keep the main roads clear. This one is pictured on Edlington Lane in December 2010
A60 Worksop to Doncaster Road was snowed over on Decemebr 1, 2010
A snowy scene in Elmfield Park in December 2010
Dogs enjoying the snow in Elmfield Park after snow fell in December 2010
The snow is proved a challenge for the rail network in South Yorkshire - here workmen carry out essential work on a set of points at Doncaster in December 2010
Sledging on Town Field, Doncaster in December 2010
Slipping and sliding on Town Field, Doncaster after heavy snow in December 2010
Enjoying the snow while sledging on Town Field, Doncaster December 2010
Canal boats on a frozen Stainforth and Keadby Canal at Thorne, Doncaster, December 7, 2010
Elmfield House in the snow December 2010
Dogs enjoying the snow in Elmfield Park in December 2010
Doncaster College's Waterfront headquarters in the snow in December 2010
Keepmoat Stadium staff, volunteers, and the Doncaster Rovers youth team help to clear the snow from the pitch in 2010
Doncaster Royal Infirmary staff working hard to clear the hospital's car parks of snow in 2010