Angus villages will not be left out in the cold over winter street-clearing provision.
Angus Council will be urged to perform a u-turn on a money-saving move to cut pavement gritting in its rural villages.
Drivers face a “winter of woe” as English councils slash spending on gritting, according to new research.
Fife Council has defended its handling of recent freezing conditions stating it is "simply not possible" to grit all roads and footpaths.
Dundee City Council has warned locals to "be prepared" on roads and pavements after plummeting temperatures were forecast for the weekend.
Communities across Perth and Kinross have raised concerns about the provision and maintenance of grit bins but the council may not have the resources to do anything about it.
No cuts have been made to Fife Council’s grit and salt supplies, the man responsible for maintaining the region’s roads and paths has insisted.
Council chiefs have claimed roads across Perth and Kinross will still be gritted during winter despite the loss of three pieces of equipment.
A prolonged cold snap put health and council services to the test this week as plummeting temperatures and black ice led to treacherous conditions on roads and pavements.
Residents across Perth and Kinross are being urged to take on responsibility for gritting their own pavements and footpaths this winter.