Harris gritting lorries named

Lewis Gritter, Snow Bad Cove.

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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar last week took to social media to ask for public submissions to help name the six gritting lorries serving the Isle of Harris.

Hundreds of comments were received with no shortage of creativity and humour while really testing the boundaries of snow-based puns.

Following careful deliberation of all the entries by Sir E Scott School pupils, the six new confirmed names for Harris are as follows: Sleet and Diesel, which was the most popular suggestion; Chlear mi’n Tìr, Slushkentyre, Scar-ice-ta, Slushinish and Brrr E Scott. Look out for them on the Harris roads in the coming weeks and months.

A big thank you to everyone who took part.