Published: 13/12/2017 14:28 - Updated: 13/12/2017 14:42

Lack of grit on icy streets 'is the worst in 20 years'

 

Robbie Begg and Liam Sutherland have hit out at the lack of attention Robertson Crescent has had from gritters.
Robbie Begg and Liam Sutherland have hit out at the lack of attention Robertson Crescent has had from gritters.

 

FURIOUS residents of a Keiss neighbourhood say they have been left stranded in their homes by Highland Council’s inability to grit streets that have come to resemble an ice rink.

Since the weekend’s big freeze, inches of thick ice have remained untreated leaving angry householders unable to move their cars yesterday as they waited for streets to be cleared.

One resident Robbie Begg said it was the worst he has seen and the first time he couldn't drive out of the street after living there for over 20 years.

Read more in today's Caithness Courier.

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