AS schools across Wiltshire prepare to close their doors for six weeks the weather is looking like it is going to shine on youngsters who want outdoor fun.

There will be no excuse for staying indoors behind a screen as temperatures head towards 30 degrees C this week.

Today early cloud cover has meant that temperatures are still in the mid 20s C but are likely to reach 27 C and tomorrow the forecast is for 31C. So now is the time to stock up on sun screen, get the paddling pool filled and make sure you have ice lollies in the freezer.

There is likely to be a run on all things hot weather related so prepare now.