Gritters ready to roll after naming contest
Aberdeen primary children have named the city’s 10 main road gritters – with the winning entries including Sandy Spitter the
Big Gritter and The Gritest Showman.
The others are Granite Gritter, Gritz’ n’ Blitz, Snowdog, Grit-mas, Spreadie Eddie, Snow Worries, Glitter Gritter and The Grittalo. Children from Cults, Cornhill, Danestone, Kingsford, Culter, Quarryhill, Loirston, Milltimber, Braehead and Seaton primaries took part.
Plus, pavement gritters were named Lightning GritQueen (Cornhill), Derek McGrittas (Glashieburn), Gritty Gritty Ice Bang (Forehill), Snowbuster (Countesswells), Gritty Gritty Bang Bang (Broomhill), Gilbert (Kirkhill), Salty (St Peter’s) and The Gritinator (Kingsford).
Fernielea chose Chilly Miller, while Abbotswell selected Gritney Spears.
BIG DAY: Cults Primary pupils with Oliver Ironside, 10, who suggested The Gritest Showman, and Lord Provost Barney Crockett