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Plymouth geared up for cold weather

We and our highways contractor Amey are geared up and ready to keep the city moving as the weather turns colder. Amey’s winter service team is on standby 24 hours a day from the beginning of October to the end of March each year. It monitors the weather closely via a dedicated forecast station and two […]

Road gritting vehicle being filled at Prince Rock Depot

Gritters out on Plymouth’s roads tonight

With temperatures forecast to fall below zero degrees tonight, all primary and secondary gritting routes in and around Plymouth will be treated to stop icy patches from forming. Our highways contractor Amey has its winter service team on standby 24 hours a day from the beginning of October to the end of March each year. During […]


Chance for youngsters to name a Council road gritter

Primary school children in Plymouth are being challenged to get creative and ‘Name a Gritter’ this winter.  Our gritting fleet is ready for the winter season and our highways contractor Amey has organised the competition to find a suitable name for one of the vehicles. Two of the gritters that will be out keeping the […]


New grit bin for Westcountry Close

Residents in and around Westcountry Close in Weston Mill will find it easier to get around safely this winter, thanks to a new community grit bin funded through our Living Streets scheme. Council Leader and local ward councillor Tudor Evans provided the grit bin through his Living Streets budget to make it easier for people […]