Worle Juniors Football Club has site refurbished by team of students from Weston Bay

PUBLISHED: 15:00 30 June 2017

Weston's Mayor Jos Holder with members and officials from Worle Juniors Football Club were on hand to thank the team from the Bay Centre.

Weston's Mayor Jos Holder with members and officials from Worle Juniors Football Club were on hand to thank the team from the Bay Centre.

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A group of students spent two weeks renovating a football team's clubhouse as part of a college project.

The teeangers, who attend Weston Bay, run by Weston College, organised the project themselves, and raised the £600 they needed to do the work.

Weston Bay is a residential facility for students with autism, and every year its students are given a community building project to organise.

The group refurbished Worle Juniors FC’s hut, in Queensway and cleared brambles from around the pitch, before laying a patio and repairing fences.

Marcus Tyler, residential co-ordinator at Weston Bay, said: “They worked really hard, and the reception on the grand opening was fantastic.

“The club was really welcoming and appreciative.”

The club presented each student with a trophy to thank them for their efforts.

Marcus said: “It was a really personal thank you which meant a lot.”

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