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Glasgow’s Winter Maintenance Plan for 2015-16 is now published and available here (link to GCC website), and here (PDF). There’s an impressive collection of contact phone numbers on Page 17, but the main point of contact for enquiries should be … Continue reading
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This update is from George Gillespie at LES (Land & Environmental Services) via Cllr John Letford: You can also get live info on which roads have already been gritted here (it’s quite nifty). A Winter Gritting Action Plan has been … Continue reading
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snow and gritting
The City Council has published its winter maintenance plan here, and here’s also the full version complete with lots of pictures of Glasgow’s gritters and snowploughs.
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grit bins etc.
Kelvindale seems to suffer from a rather arbitrary council rule that you can’t have grit bins closer than 200m to one another. Given the number of steep hills and tight corners in Kelvindale this makes for some pretty dangerous conditions … Continue reading
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this from Councillor Martin Rhodes: Last winter, for the first time, Land and Environmental Services (LES) and Glasgow Community Safety Services (GCSS) undertook a snow warden pilot. GCSS recruited volunteer snow wardens from their established Neighbourhood Improvement Volunteer network and … Continue reading
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Scottish Water winter campaign
Scottish Water is launching its 2012 winter campaign to encourage our customers to be prepared and ensure homes and businesses across Scotland are protected and prepared for the winter. Communities across the country are being urged to follow Scottish Water’s winter code … Continue reading
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Glasgow winter maintenance programme
If you’ve ever wondered how Glasgow City Council works out what to grit when, all the answers are here (opens PDF).
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