Offenders working to ‘pay back’ Morley

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Offenders will be working to payback the Morley community this year.

The Community Payback Project is being run by Morley Town council along with the St Vincent de Paul society from January 6 to March 31.

For two days a week offenders will work in the town council area in teams with supervisors on specific projects.

People are being asked to put forward any suggestions for work to be done, such as litter picking, gardening and anything else which might benefit the community as a whole but they must be in communal areas and not private property.

The project is being paid for by the Town Council’s Highways and Transportation Committee. Chairman Coun Terry Grayshon said:“Following the completion and success of the agreement with the West Yorkshire Probation Trust, the town council were satisfied that continuation of such a project was beneficial to Morley and its residents.”

People with any ideas for any work the offenders could do shouldsend their suggestions to