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Students excluded after racing through Telford in ‘Grand Prix’ game

Written on May 6, 2021

More than 20 cars and 50 youngsters were involved as pupils from Haberdashers’ Adams’ Grammar School in Newport took part in an “unofficial tradition”, which involves driving to landmarks across Telford and drinking alcohol.

Whoever returns first from the race, which takes in Telford Town Park, Lilleshall Monument and Priorslee Lake, wins a pot of money raised through entry fees.

Now the students have been given two-day exclusions – meaning they miss their Leavers Day, and the school also said the police could be involved after the event last Wednesday. No-one has been arrested or charged with any criminal wrongdoing, and it is understood there were non-drinking designated drivers.

Full Story: Newport Advertiser


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