OLDHAM'S newest gritter has been named Nicole Saltslinger after X-Factor judge and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger.
Royton Hall Primary School pupil Eve McGrath won a competition to name the vehicle, the latest addition to the council's nine-strong fleet which keep roads free of snow and ice.
Despite hundreds of entries from primary school pupils, the ten-year-old was the only person to come up with the fun title.
Other suggestions included puns such as Snowbi-Wan Kenobi, Usain
Date Published 02/12/2016