Gritters set to take to streets today

The Bolton News: Gritters set to take to streets today Gritters set to take to streets today

Gritters are set to be out on Bolton's streets from 4pm today as snow is expected to fall on the town yet again.

Bolton Council is planning to cover 317 miles of road which is more than half of the total road network, it says.

It will also grit at 9pm and throughout the night, depending on the weather.

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5:59pm Mon 4 Feb 13

boltonnut says...

Grit your teeth.
Grit your teeth. boltonnut

6:04pm Mon 4 Feb 13

Beyond News Forum says...

You mean the sleet and rain?
You mean the sleet and rain? Beyond News Forum

6:28pm Mon 4 Feb 13

before and after garden servies says...

so my bins not been emptied because gritters are out, fookin hell, 1 man drives a gritter, were are the other 2 workin today?
so my bins not been emptied because gritters are out, fookin hell, 1 man drives a gritter, were are the other 2 workin today? before and after garden servies

7:26pm Mon 4 Feb 13

Count de Monet says...

before and after garden servies wrote:
so my bins not been emptied because gritters are out, fookin hell, 1 man drives a gritter, were are the other 2 workin today?
The bin wagons have been out emptying bins today but if the bin wagon driver was sent out on a gritter instead, then the two non LGV drivers on the bin crew can't empty any bins.

Anyway, the heavy rain is going to wash all the grit away. Large pools of water are already forming on some main roads.
[quote][p][bold]before and after garden servies[/bold] wrote: so my bins not been emptied because gritters are out, fookin hell, 1 man drives a gritter, were are the other 2 workin today?[/p][/quote]The bin wagons have been out emptying bins today but if the bin wagon driver was sent out on a gritter instead, then the two non LGV drivers on the bin crew can't empty any bins. Anyway, the heavy rain is going to wash all the grit away. Large pools of water are already forming on some main roads. Count de Monet

8:36am Tue 5 Feb 13

Lulu15 says...

Did they not make it out, then????
Did they not make it out, then???? Lulu15

12:34pm Tue 5 Feb 13

boltoncity says...

my house is on a slight gradient so my bins wouldnt have been collected this morning . They should have a temp snow plough in front of their wagon. like the digger that was clearing the snow in the tesco car park a few weeks back
my house is on a slight gradient so my bins wouldnt have been collected this morning . They should have a temp snow plough in front of their wagon. like the digger that was clearing the snow in the tesco car park a few weeks back boltoncity

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