Snowy Ball has her 15-minutes of fame


Hertfordshire County Council’s gritters have found fame with a guest spot on BBC Radio 2.

Hertfordshire County Council trials cycle path gritter


A new gritter, specially designed for cycle paths, is being trialled by Hertfordshire County Council.

Councils stockpile salt as temperature plummets


Local authorities have nearly 1.5 million tonnes of salt stockpiled across the country ready to treat icy roads and pavements this winter, a new survey has revealed.

North Yorkshire welcomes electric-bodied gritters


North Yorkshire County Council has added two electric-bodied gritters to their fleet in preparation for winter.

Council introduces digital map to track Snovid-19 and Gritter Thunberg


South Lanarkshire Council has started to use a dedicated gritter tracking map so that residents can follow the progress of Snovid-19, Gritter Thunberg and the council’s other gritters.

Council chiefs warn HGV driver shortage could hit gritting services


Local authority leaders have warned that the HGV driver shortage might hit gritting services this winter.

Worcestershire council braces for winter with six new Mercedes-Benz Arocs gritters from Rygor


Worcestershire County Council is gearing up for winter with six new Mercedes-Benz Arocs gritters from Rygor.

Spreader manufacturer invest £1.3 million in Scottish venture


Econ Engineering has launched a new Scottish company called Econ Scotland. The new company will be servicing spreaders and other vehicles for customers across many of Scotland’s 32 local authorities and private sector highways contractors.

Ringway Jacobs gears up for winter with eight new spreaders


Ringway Jacobs has taken on a new fleet of new spreaders to keep the roads of Cheshire East clear of ice and snow this winter. The highways service provider turned to Roanza Truck & Van for the eight new vehicles, all of which are based on heavy-duty Arocs chassis with ClassicSpace S-cabs and have Econ Engineering bodywork.


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