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Snow daze

At Reporter Towers we are probably all a bit fed up of the snow by now to be honest. There is too much ice underfoot and driving is treacherous, even in the city centre. So...

Official – too much snow for the Council

In the city centre there are streets which have not yet seen a gritter and many pavements are treacherous to pedestrians. Cars are parked wherever they can find a space in the snow and...

Rules on driving times suspended for the gritters

The regulations dictating how long snow clearance drivers can be behind the wheel have been suspended due to the severe and prolonged weather conditions facing Scotland.In a change to domestic drivers' hours regulations, a...

Good idea Number 1 – Council makes offenders clear the snow!

Low level offenders on community service have been clearing snow and ice from the pavements of a sheltered housing complex for the elderly in Edinburgh. The offenders have been switched from usual work such...

Snow on the City centre streets

Travelling along the A77 and M8 earlier today it was obvious to The Reporter that there had not been much gritting of roads, clearing of roads, police out there being generally helpful......even...


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