Gritting & cold weather advice
Daily weather update for Middlesbrough and the planned gritting action as well as useful advice for coping with winter
This page will be regularly updated this winter with details of any disruption to Middlesbrough's roads due to bad weather.
Information can be found below on where and when the gritters will be in action, a link to the latest weather forecast, opening times and closures of venues and winter driving tips. If any school closures occur this will also be added here along with other useful information to help you cope with the winter weather.
For live updates follow us on twitter @mbrocouncil and look out for #mbrowinter.
Latest update - Tuesday 30 April
Mainly dry this afternoon with sunny spells and variable amounts of cloud. However, where cloud builds, the odd light shower could develop. This evening will be dry and tonight will have long clear periods. It will become cold again but temperatures will stay above zero. Towards morning, cloud will thicken from the north and the breeze will freshen.
|Details of Schools closed in Middlesbrough -|
Key stats for winter 2012/13
Gritting routes map
|Middlesbrough has five priority routes totalling 290km, details of which routes are due to be gritted will be listed within the latest update above. - View the gritting routes map|
|Please visit the Met Office Website for an upto date detailed weather forecast|
Prepare your vehicle
Don't wait for the winter weather to catch you out - prepare your vehicle now!
Free winter safety checks including tyres/anti freeze & battery condition are available at Halford's Autocentre, North Eastern Tyre & Exhausts, Kwik-Fit, Penelope's Autocentre or Derek Campbells Tyre & Exhausts. More information
Stay comfy and cosy in Middlesbrough
|Middlesbrough Council's Comfy and Cosy scheme is here to help residents stay warm and healthy this winter - More information|
Winter driving tips
|The Council have released some useful tips to help cope with driving in wintery conditions - More information|
Beat the freeze
|Essential information and tips to help protect your property from frozen and burst pipes during the cold weather spells - More information|
Clearing snow and ice from pavements yourself
|Useful advice for anyone clearing snow from pavements or public spaces - More information|
|Information from NHS choices on looking after yourself this winter - More information|
Indoor air quality
|Advice is on offer to help Middlesbrough residents stay healthy over the winter months - More information|