‘Region road gritting is a real lottery’

‘Region road gritting is a real lottery’
 

A postcode lottery of provision for winter gritting has emerged as new figures show a huge disparity across the region.
Communities in Sheffield are twice as likely to see their priority roads gritted as those in Hull or Doncaster, an investigation by The Yorkshire Post has found.
The new figures, detailing what percentage of each authority’s network is gritted on a priority basis, show some areas of Yorkshire see 70 per cent of roads cleared while in others it is less than a third. And as MP Craig Whittaker condemns “shambolic” failed attempts by Calderdale Council in December to cut back... read more

 
14 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 35
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