Council admits ‘mistake’ over gritting deputy leader’s private road

Whilst many of us have been cursing the failure of council gritters across the country, Cheshire West and Chester council appeared to have plenty of spare capacity. As several inches of snow fell, causing chaos on the county’s roads, the council’s Deputy Leader, Conservative Councillor Les Ford had the private road to his home heavily salted by a gritter lorry.

According to the Chester Chronicle, concerned resident Tom Farrall, 78, confronted the driver after seeing the gritting lorry ignoring local through roads for the second time. He said: “The council gritted his road but they didn’t grit any of the other roads. I challenged the guy who was doing it and he said he had to do it because ‘it was on the list’.”

A council spokesperson said: “High View was gritted as a mistake.”

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