Miss, graffiti can be wheelie good in the right location!

Thorne Brooke Primary School pupils have produced some murals to decorate the school's bike sheds. Our picture shows the pupils, from left, Jenna Garth, aged ten, Emily Hoggart, aged eight, Zack Perry, aged nine, Sarah Batchelo, Joe Platt, Nathan Holbrook, all aged ten, and Sarah Roe, aged nine.
Thorne Brooke Primary School pupils have produced some murals to decorate the school's bike sheds. Our picture shows the pupils, from left, Jenna Garth, aged ten, Emily Hoggart, aged eight, Zack Perry, aged nine, Sarah Batchelo, Joe Platt, Nathan Holbrook, all aged ten, and Sarah Roe, aged nine.
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Children at a Doncaster school got busy with brushes and paint for a bit of graffiti - with permission from teachers.

Six pupils from Brooke Primary School in Thorne spent an afternoon working with graffiti artist Sarah Yates, to produce three murals to liven up their bike shed.

The mural design project, organised by cycling charity Sustrans, has brightened up the shed with cycling-related images and might inspire more children to ride their bikes to school.

Sustrans has worked with the school since September 2009 to encourage children to get there under their own steam.

At that time no children cycled to school – now the school regularly sees between 20 and 30 bikes in the shelter.

Sustrans Bike It officer, Tom Collister, said: “The school has been working hard to achieve a lasting pro-cycling culture. They have just received their Bronze Sustrans School Mark Award, so this is a great reward for all their hard work. There are so many benefits that come from cycling – it’s good for children’s health, confidence and independence, it cuts down congestion outside school and it doesn’t damage the environment.”