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Weather impact latest: information on gritting, bins, libraries and other Council services

UPDATE AM: FRIDAY 2 MARCH Due to the icy weather conditions we are focusing on providing critical services in order to protect the safety of residents and staff. This means many services are providing only essential cover. Critical services include making sure our vulnerable adults and children remain safe. However, some non critical services are now open. CONTACTING […]


Latest information on services during severe weather

Update Thursday 1 March This information will be updated regularly to reflect the latest position. Severe weather is forecast for Thursday afternoon so this information could change.   REFUSE COLLECTIONS Crews are out emptying bins today as usual but some roads, particularly in hilly areas of the city, will be impassable due to ice and […]


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 […]