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Primary school pupils go for gold with eco schools campaign

PUBLISHED: 10:22 13 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:40 13 July 2018

Colby Primary School pupils are going for gold in the Eco Schools campaign. Photo: NNDC

Colby Primary School pupils are going for gold in the Eco Schools campaign. Photo: NNDC

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A Norfolk council is helping primary school pupils achieve their dreams of an environmental gold award.

Colby Primary School pupils are going for gold in the Eco Schools campaign. Photo: NNDCColby Primary School pupils are going for gold in the Eco Schools campaign. Photo: NNDC

North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has donated ten litter pickers to children at Colby Primary School.

The school’s eco-council, who already hold a silver award, are hoping to receive a gold rating from the Eco Schools Project, part of the Keep Britain Tidy campaign.

The council of ten pupils campaign to make others aware of environmental issues that affect the area.

NNDC donated the litter pickers on Thursday, June 28.

The pupils plan to pick up litter in their local parks, at home and at nearby beaches.

Headteacher Christine Mead, said: “Colby children are committed to protecting the environment and are enthusiastic litter pickers.

“We are very grateful to NNDC for this equipment which will enable us to keep our school grounds tidy.

We also look forward to getting out into the local community to litter pick.”


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