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Rural communities plus an Army of Kent farmers primed to tackle freezing roads

Contributed by editor on Dec 18, 2012 - 08:45 AM

Rural communities across Kent have been primed to tackle freezing roads and pavements after winter service crews delivered 203 one-tonne bags filled with a salt-sand mix to parishes across the county.

Kent households urged not to get caught out in freezing weather

Contributed by editor on Nov 28, 2012 - 07:00 AM

Don't let plummeting temperatures catch you out  is the message from a local water company.

Race to beat the icy weather on Kent roads

Contributed by editor on Oct 27, 2012 - 07:35 AM

With wintry showers predicted for parts of the county on Saturday, Kent’s highway teams have been out in force filling more than 2,000 salt bins across the county to help local communities beat freezing road conditions this winter.

Salting lorries and farmers in Kent on snow and ice standby

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2012 - 08:45 AM

With the topsy turvy weather suffered throughout 2012, Kent's 60-strong fleet of gritting lorries are now ready to roll in to action when icy conditions threaten the county's roads.

Freak weather forces horse racing at Folkestone to be abandoned

Contributed by editor on Apr 12, 2012 - 05:53 PM

Today's flat race meeting at Folkestone had to be abandoned after just two races following a severe storm which included rain, sleet and snow.

Gritters work round the clock to keep Kent traffic moving

Contributed by editor on Feb 06, 2012 - 05:35 AM

Kent's fleet of more than 60 salting lorries are working round the clock to keep the county moving during the weekend's big freeze.

Latest road and rail conditions in Kent - updated 12.30pm

Contributed by editor on Feb 05, 2012 - 01:21 PM

After heavy snowfall overnight, Kent Police is advising motorists not to travel today unless their journey is absolutely essential (Sunday 5 February).

Hawkinge Gazette Snow Gallery - 5 February 2012 - Readers photos

Contributed by editor on Feb 05, 2012 - 12:01 PM

If you have a photo of the snow which you would like to share - we are pining to see your piccies... please send it and we will endeavour to add it to the gallery.