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Community payback is a big success

PUBLISHED: 14:00 21 December 2014

Pupils with Community Payback supervisor Sophia Gordon.

Pupils with Community Payback supervisor Sophia Gordon.


A NORTH Somerset school has been given a new look thanks to help from the Community Payback scheme.

Groups from the scheme have been working to paint ramps, fences, benches, gates, and more around the grounds of St Anne’s Primary School.

The school in Hewish has benefitted from an updated play area after payback workers toiled to remove the garden’s weeds and fill the area with chippings, alongside sprucing up the equipment.

Potholes in the school’s car park have also been filled in as part of the Government scheme, which aims to give criminals the chance to give back to their local community by completing unpaid work.

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