Sledger injured in fall

A WOMAN suffered neck and spinal injuries when she fell from a sledge in Holyrood Park.

The 28-year-old had to be rescued from a cliff face by fire crews after her sledge flipped near St Anthony's Chapel at 2.35pm yesterday. An ambulance took her to the Royal Infirmary for treatment. The severity of her injuries are not yet known.

A few inches of snow was expected to fall in the Capital today with temperatures falling to -3C tonight.

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Most city schools were due to reopen today, but the weather continued to bring disruption to rail services. Most trains between Edinburgh and Perth and Dundee were cancelled. The Glasgow service was running half-hourly while trains to Dunblane and Fife were operating hourly.