North Yorkshire prepares for winter
5:48am 19th October 2009
(Updated 10:41am 19th October 2009)
Thousands of tons of salt have been stockpiled by North Yorkshire County Council ahead of winter.
The highways department's got 40,000 tonnes of grit with a further 10,000 in reserve.
The authority wasn't caught out by last year's severe weather, which led to some areas of the country running out of salt, but nevertheless they've ordered more.
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