Pupils name new gritters

NAMING Hampshire's newest winter gritters is '˜snow' joke for highways chiefs.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 6:27 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:05 am

Transport firm Amey, which runs the county’s winter maintenance scheme, has named two of its gritters Freddie Salted and Crunchie.

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The idea came from Year 1 and 2 pupils at Petersfield Infant School.

Hampshire’s highways team is on alert from October until the end of April to tackle wintry conditions.