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‘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
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
Gritting crews move onto ‘secondary priority’ routes in Preston

Gritting lorries at the Cuerden depot Gritting crews have now been treating ‘second priority routes’ in the city and county. Lancashire County Council says the fleet, which worked through the night after temperatures plummeted on Tuesday […]

3 years ago
Golden Way in Penwortham was gritted say county council

A second section of the A582 Pic: Blog Preston Claims a major road in Penwortham was left ungritted have been refuted by Lancashire County Council. Irate drivers contacted Blog Preston claiming Golden Way and sections of the A582 had […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Gritting crews out as temperatures plummet in Preston

Gritting lorries at the Cuerden depot Gritting lorries at the Cuerden depot Temperatures are plummeting rapidly in Preston and Lancashire as minus overnight figures are forecast for the next few nights. Lancashire County Council has commenced […]

4 years ago
Preston weather warning: Ice forming as temperatures plummet

Gritting lorries at the Cuerden depot Preston is set for a chilly night as temperatures plummet to below freezing from Thursday night onwards. The Met Office has issued a warning of ice forming on roads and […]

6 years ago
Weather forecasters predict end of the week snow showers for Preston

snow on cars in preston Weather forecasters are expecting snow in Preston and across Lancashire later this week. A severe weather warning has been issued by the Met Office from Thursday evening and continuing into […]

10 years ago
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