Salt spreader to be tested

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VEHICLES will be out on Hampshire’s roads this weekend testing the salt spreaders.

Hampshire County Council contractors will be taking the action in preparation for winter.

Small amounts of salt will be spread on the roads during the test between 7am and 1pm to ensure equipment is working.

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