Derbyshire gritters: ‘We’re ready for snow’

Derbyshire County Council’s team of gritters is already out and about ahead of potentially severe snow.

By Michael Broomhead
Tuesday, 20th January 2015, 4:58 pm
A Derbyshire gritter.
A Derbyshire gritter.

A council spokesman said: “Snow is forecast tonight so we’re gritting primary and secondary routes before it arrives.

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“We’ll monitor the weather overnight and will continue to grit as required.”

The council came under fire over its gritting operation when heavy snow last fell in Derbyshire at Christmastime.