Gritney Spears or Usain Salt? Oldham Council invites public to name new gritter
Gritney Spears and Usain Salt are among the names suggested for a new road gritter.
Oldham Council's highways team has bravely - or perhaps unwisely given the Boaty McBoatface saga - asked the public to name its new yellow truck.
Other Ideas already submitted include Gritter Garbo, True Grit and Gritty McGritface.
Spready Mercury and Grit Expectations have also been suggested. The deadline is 17:00 GMT on 30 November.
Oldham Council's competition - which is meant to be restricted to children - comes after the National Environment Research Council asked the public to come up with and vote... read more
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