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Off Beat wins area finals

CREATIVE students from Backwell have won an award for making and selling flower pots, fruit bowls clocks and book ends from old records.

The five students from Backwell School won the Young Enterprise area final after they set up their own company called Off Beat.

Rob Gall, aged 17, Nick Hobbs, 16, Andy Brown 17, Joe Tallis-Chisnall, 17, and Arjun Jadav, 17, make recycled products from records they find in charity shops.

Nick said: “We came up with the idea because Andy’s grandad used to do something similar.

“We also found it really interesting and thought it would be a great use of old records we had lying around the house.

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