Snow warning and cold weather alert

There is the potential for snow tonight and tomorrow which could lead to difficult driving conditions, disruption to transport and icy stretches on untreated surfaces leading to the risk of slips and falls. Gritters will be out this evening and tomorrow morning treating all main roads in Kent. Warnings & Alerts issued: Yellow SNOW Warning…

Kent’s gritters are ready for action

Whatever the weather this winter, Kent’s gritters are ready for action. Today (October 17), the county’s 67 gritters including five mini gritters warmed up their engines and took part in a dry run of gritting routes. The dry run allows drivers old and new to familiarise themselves with the routes, ensure vehicles and their systems…

Ready for action – Kent’s gritters on standby

Bookies might have slashed the odds of a white Christmas, but whatever the weather, Kent’s gritters are ready for action. At the beginning of October, the county’s 60 gritters and five mini gritters warmed up their engines and took part in a dry run of gritting routes. They are now on standby for when the…