Winter is coming – KCC is prepared, are you?

Whatever the weather this winter, Kent’s gritters are ready for action. Today (October 26), the county’s 60 gritters and 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…

Gritters hit the roads ahead of winter

Whatever the weather this winter, Kent’s gritters are ready for action. Today (October 25), the county’s 60 gritters and 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…

Gritter naming competition winners revealed

With little chance of seeing them out on the roads so far this year, children who named mini gritters got to visit their creations at the highways depot. 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.…