Good attendance at blessing ceremony for gritter

The blessing and ceremony at the Horncastle gritting depot. EMN-171120-133538001
The blessing and ceremony at the Horncastle gritting depot. EMN-171120-133538001

A blessing ceremony took place at the Horncastle gritting depot last week ahead of the winter season.

Senior highways officer Andy Ratcliffe invited representatives from three churches to attend.

Rev Charles Patrick, John Lechler and Rev Sue Wilkins were present for the annual ceremony.

Also in attendance were County Councillor Bill Aron and members of the gritting team.

For more information about gritting in Lincolnshire, including what we grit and when we grit, visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/winterweather