Gritters gear up as cold snap expected to hit some parts of Derbyshire

Gritters out in force...
Gritters out in force...

Gritters in the county are gearing up in preparation for plummeting temperatures in some areas tonight.

Forecasters say that clear skies expected this evening could lead to “freezing road temperatures” over high ground.

Derbyshire County Council say they will be gritting primary routes in affected areas from 9pm.