We have also been out filling more than 1,400 grit
bins which are placed on roads and streets that are not on the priority routes.
supplies been delivered to the North East in preparation the winter freeze.
bins and council workers are on standby as the colder temperatures loom, with North Tyneside and Newcastle City councils receiving daily weather updates to prepare themselves.
A council spokesman saidl "There are currently 800 grit
bins dotted around Swansea which can be used to help clear footways.
+ Gold is located north of the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards at 1545 N Main St.
But the Labour-run council's plan to cut grit
bin numbers was opposed by Tory group deputy leader Coun Robert Alden.
On Sunday, a squad of men attempted to grit
some streets here but all I can say is I could have put down more grit
with a soup spoon.
COUNCIL bosses have admitted Birmingham will run out of road grit
within 48 hours - and have turned to the Government for emer-r gency supplies.
Not many years ago Middlesbrough Council used to grit
the side roads once the main roads were cleared -why aren''t they done any more?
With only one proper grit
mine in the country, calls for grit
rationing, and roads and railways grinding to a halt, I'd be a fool not to start working on a business plan.
Commuter Ben Thomas, 27, added: "I've heard of leaves on the line and the wrong type of snow, but never grit
on the line.
They were applying far too little grit
, presumably because they had not got enough so it was ineffective.