How to drive in the winter.

The most widespread snow in recent years – bringing the Country to a halt –  decimated the road, rail and air network in 2010. Obviously, the advice to avoid travelling applied, but for those who did venture on to the roads there were … Read more

Coping with the winter.

Tricks of the trade from Gritting.com 1) Make your own windshield de-icer using a solution of 1 part water to 2 parts rubbing alcohol, and a few drops of liquid dish soap. Spray the windshield liberally, and in a few … Read more

The chilliest December in 100 years.

It was the chilliest December in 100 years and one of the coldest months ever recorded in the UK, the Met Office said.While 2010 had been one of the warmest years on record globally, provisional figures show that it was the … Read more