‘Freezy Rider’ and more – the new names for Lancashire’s gritter fleet

Posted on - 29th November, 2021 - 9:26am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston weather, Roads, Transport
Lancashire’s new gritters have been named

Lancashire’s winter gritters have been officially named by the public, and they are ready and raring to grit the streets of Preston and Lancashire.


As expected, the nine gritters have funny and catchy names.

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They are:

  • Gritty Gritty Bang Bang
  • Sir David Attenbrrrrough
  • Aunty Freeze
  • Melton John (Elton John)
  • Bobby Snowball (The Bobby Ball Foundation)
  • Freezy Rider
  • Snow Be Gone Kenobi (Star Wars)
  • Snowella de Vil
  • Wall-ice and Gromit (Wallace and Gromit)

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