It’s snow joke as services have gone backwards

SIR – I am quite amazed that we live in 2009-10 and yet still, as reported last year, the council has not learnt its lesson.

Back in the 70s and 80s the council services still kept going; I should know I worked for them.

The gardeners and all council tractors were out salting and clearing paths, with the elderly and disabled bungalows first, then slopes and shop fronts around the areas.

I was called out on a Saturday morning and had my name down over the Christmas period to be called out.

Some mower machines had snow ploughs put on them.

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So what is going on? The services have not gone forward but back!

Dave Brown,

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