Winter weather updates

November 30th, 2020

SevereWinterWeatherParishCouncilBooklet

Please see below and attached winter weather information

  • From 1 November, gritting teams and their fleet of 30 gritters went on full-time standby across four depots, meaning they could be called out at any time, day or night.
  • For drainage teams, heavy rain, storms and flooding can lead to a spike in demand for their services, and when high winds lead to fallen trees, it is the forestry team who will be called out.
  • As for the emergency response team, their 24/7, 365 days-a-year role can be easily impacted by adverse weather and could see them dealing with anything from managing road closures, to delivering sandbags and putting out flood boards

I would like to take this opportunity to bring a number of Via EM Ltd.’s other Winter Service preparations to your attention, these include:

 

  • Ensuring our highway depots are fully stocked with grit; currently around 18,000 tonnes is being held at various locations around the County.
  • The County Council’s gritting fleet has been fitted with updated vehicle tracking & navigation systems. The new tracking & navigation systems  provide greater resilience for our Winter Service because they allow drivers to be deployed on routes they may be unfamiliar with.
  • The yellow grit bins on the highway network have been inspected and refilled.I hope that you find the information contained within this leaflet useful.

 

With best wishes

 

John

 

Councillor John Cottee

Chairman, Communities and Place Committee

Nottinghamshire County Council

Back

Latest News

Annual Parish Meeting- Saturday 28th May 2022

16th May 2022

Invitation to the Annual Parish Meeting from the Chairman of Langar cum Barnstone Parish Council Saturday 28th May 2022 Barnstone Village Hall at 14.00 Light refreshments will be provided   Annual Parish Meeting Notice May… Read More »

Vale Market Café, & Book Signing.

13th May 2022

The Vale Market Café Saturday 14th May 2022 Barnstone Village Hall 10 a.m. – 12 noon Eat and drink with friends & neighbours Browse the stalls & purchase locally made or sourced produce and exchange… Read More »

New Village Hall

2nd May 2022

We are so close to the target and are not going to let increased building costs stop us now!! Please support the new Village Hall which is for all of the community https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/langar-cum-barnstone-village-hall Thank you… Read More »