Week 26th Feb

Winter Appears Again!

Week 26th FebJust as I was looking forward to spring, winter appears again. Luckily the Choppington dedicated team were out in force clearing the worst of the ‘beast from the east’. We have modified our ride-on grass-cutters with snow blades which allows them to sweep along the paths. I noticed that the night before the forecast of snow, the roads and paths had been gritted in readiness for the plummeting temperature and that the team were out the next day gritting the most used paths by hand. They concentrate on the shopping areas, around schools, main pathways, steep roads and difficult paths, and once they are clear move onto other thoroughfares. Although if it snows overnight they must start again with the priority areas. Thank you to everyone involved!