Thursday, 8 December 2011

Snow clearing by Offenders under Community Payback Scheme

As the snow falls and we all work out how to clear the streets and pavements we should applaud the actions of Northumberland Probation Service, who are proposing to utilise the Offenders who are serving Community Punishments to clear the streets under the Community Payback Scheme. Good report in the Journal on this good scheme for snow clearance, by Paul Tully:
On a separate note I would urge anyone who has a grit shortage in their street to contact their local councillor or my office on 01434 603777 and we will try and sort it out