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Treacherous conditions as more snow falls on Gwent - Tues 22nd Jan

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    Amber warning of snow and ice for South East Wales
  • Heavy snow falls in northern Gwent

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MR DUDLEY 8:04am Tue 22 Jan 13

Cwmbran too Abertillery 6am, through 3 boroughs, no evidence of any gritting. 'Phoned Torfaen, Cearphilly and Blaenau Gwent Councils all said they had gritted my 3 passengers and I left the vehicle several times and found no grit. Lives are at risk!

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Robodad 11:06am Tue 22 Jan 13

Oh drama queen! Lives are at risk! Don't drive then, quite simple.

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gingertom 2:48pm Tue 22 Jan 13

10:48am

CaerphillyCBC@Caerph
illyCBC

Bus service update - Service 50 Newport to Bargoed (via Caerphilly) is also running as is the Service 56 Blackwood to Tredegar.

YET because of untreated roads in following areas:


Latest Stagecoach services from Brynmawr not running:
E2, E3, X74, 45, Schools, College, 61, 97
Limited Service : X15, X4 - Not servicing Gilwern


12:09pm

Latest Stagecoach services from Blackwood not running:
X16, X18, 26, 27, 52, N2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, College Buses, Schools, 903,
Limited service:
5 / 5A Excluding Melrose and top of Pant Estate
14 Restricted service point to point
R1 Risca - Newport main roads only
151 Excluding Cwmcarn and Abercarn


When is caerphilly cbc going to realise that what is good enough for bargoed and tredegar who are very high up then it is good enough for every other area.

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gingertom 2:51pm Tue 22 Jan 13

10:48am

CaerphillyCBC@Caerph
illyCBC

Bus service update - Service 50 Newport to Bargoed (via Caerphilly) is also running as is the Service 56 Blackwood to Tredegar.

YET because of untreated roads in following areas:


Latest Stagecoach services from Brynmawr not running:
E2, E3, X74, 45, Schools, College, 61, 97
Limited Service : X15, X4 - Not servicing Gilwern


12:09pm

Latest Stagecoach services from Blackwood not running:
X16, X18, 26, 27, 52, N2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, College Buses, Schools, 903,
Limited service:
5 / 5A Excluding Melrose and top of Pant Estate
14 Restricted service point to point
R1 Risca - Newport main roads only
151 Excluding Cwmcarn and Abercarn


When is caerphilly cbc going to realise that what is good enough for bargoed and tredegar who are very high up then it is good enough for every other area.

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gingertom 2:53pm Tue 22 Jan 13

sorry that it got printed twice.

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corpardguy 5:26pm Tue 22 Jan 13

For gods sake BUY some SNOW clearing equipment. Its not that snowing is uncommon and due to climate change its going to be a fixture EVERY year for the foreseeable future.
Businesses are losing millions and wages are lost and the general economy tanks for weeks, and thats without the hospital and injury bills
Its worth the investment because its largely money you can never get back.
I lived in Ohio and we got 150 inches of snow most years I never lost a day of work because they were properly "tooled-up".
Better get started on this because its only going to get worse.

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MR DUDLEY 5:52pm Tue 22 Jan 13

Re' robodads commment on not driving, we had to get home after doing our nightshit. Quite Simple, So has there never been a fatality in these type of coditions? Not a "Drama Queen", Just a tired nightshift worker in need of his bed!

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MR DUDLEY 5:59pm Tue 22 Jan 13

Re' robodads commment on not driving, we had to get home after doing our nightshit. Quite Simple, So has there never been a fatality in these type of coditions? Not a "Drama Queen", Just a tired nightshift worker in need of his bed!

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Gw Ent 12:44pm Thu 24 Jan 13

Gwent does not exist. It was a failed local government experiment. Born 1974 to universal hatred. Died 1996 - SIXTEEN YEARS AGO!

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