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Lancashire County Council highways team ‘well prepared’ for Storms Dudley and Eunice

Storm clouds over Preston Pic: Stephen Melling Lancashire County Council has issued a statement to remind residents that they are on standby to ‘keep the county moving’ during the upcoming storms. The Met Office has issued yellow […]

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

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 […]

6 months ago
Lancashire’s highways team need your help to name their gritters in time for winter

Lancashire’s highways teams are asking locals to come up with names for their new gritters. Nine of the instantly recognisable big yellow machines will be spreading salt on the roads […]

8 months ago
Meet Basil Salty, Freddie Frostoff, Holly Chilloughby and Albert Ice-stein – the new gritters keeping the roads safe this winter

As some headlines predict the coldest winter in 30 years set to hit the north west this year, a new team of heroes will be out in force, keeping Lancashire’s […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Gritting crews out as first frosts arrive in Preston

Gritting lorries at the Cuerden depot Gritting teams will be in action again tonight after treating Preston roads for the first time this winter at the weekend.  Lancashire County Council’s gritters will be out on selected […]

3 years ago
Pets in danger from rock salt scattered by gritters in big freeze

  Although Preston has not yet been hit with the worst of the snowfall covering much of the country here is some timely advice for pet owners from the RSPCA. […]

9 years ago
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