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LIVE BLOG: Grit Watch 2013

The Westmorland Gazette: Residents may have to buy their own grit this winter

3:41pm Friday 20th December 2013

Welcome to this year's Grit Watch. We want you to alert us to any icy roads, treacherous pavements and empty grit bins you spot in South Cumbria, North Lancashire and the Dales.

Let us know

We want you to alert us to any icy roads, treacherous pavements and empty grit bins you spot in South Cumbria, North Lancashire and the Dales. Where possible we will highlight the reports to the relevant authorities.

Please include your name, details of the problem and a photo of it if possible.

The Westmorland Gazette: PLOUGHING ON: A snow plough and gritter helps to clear roads in Bolton

Weather news

Heavy snow across the Lake District

7:10am Monday 11th March 2013

Wednesday, March 13: Wintry conditions continue in Cumbria - visit this page throughout the day for the latest updates.

Blog: Latest Snow reports from around Cumbria, North Lancs, the Dales and South Lakeland

The Westmorland Gazette: A snowy scene from the A65, near Crooklands

6:08pm Thursday 17th January 2013

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12: Snow is falling in Cumbria.

More snow expected in the north west over the weekend

9:19am Saturday 9th February 2013

More snow could be on the way to Cumbria, with a yellow warning in place on Sunday and Monday.

Update: Met Office downgrades Cumbria snow alert

The Westmorland Gazette: Blizzard conditions and heavy snow expected as South Cumbria is put on 'amber' weather alert

9:30pm Thursday 17th January 2013

FORECASTERS have downgraded a weather warning they issued for Cumbria as the heaviest snowfall of the winter arrives in the UK.

Cumbria County Council gritters on stand-by for predicted snowfall

5:05pm Wednesday 16th January 2013

CUMBRIA County Council is stepping up its winter maintenance activity to help cope with an expected spell of snow and harsh winter weather.

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