Birmingham community payback teams clear parks of snow and ice

Offenders in the Midlands are carrying out snow clearance in public areas, including parks, as part of their punishment.

Community payback teams are being ordered to remove build-ups of snow from public spaces. The teams have been clearing frozen snow from paths near churches and parks around the city to improve safety for people out on foot.

Teams of offenders, who have escaped jail sentences, have been working in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, helping to clear parking areas.

 

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