ALL Inverclyde schools and nurseries will remain closed on Friday.

Council bosses have made the decision in the interests of safety due to the extreme weather conditions.

The local authority has also cancelled all school lets over the weekend.

A spokesman said: "All of Inverclyde Council’s schools and nurseries will remain closed to pupils and staff on Friday March 2.

"All school lets for Friday and over the weekend are also cancelled as is the Saturday music centre at Inverclyde Academy.

"Friday’s official opening of Bluebird nursery will be postponed."