The Hereford Times report:

MORE than £100,000 has been paid out in compensation to county schoolchildren in personal injury claims settled in the past year, new figures show.

The massive total of £113,150 has been forked out by Worcestershire County Council in the last financial year to primary and secondary youngsters in the county.

One single payout was for £52,500 although it’s not known the nature of the claim.

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