Taxpayers' watchdog dismay as Worcestershire's councils pay out £400,000 in compensation claims - Droitwich Spa Advertiser

NEARLY £400,000 has been paid out in compensation by Worcestershire's councils since 2013 - with hundreds of people making bizarre claims.

Your Worcester News can reveal how both council workers and members of the public are making ludicrous claims for money, many of which are refused.

It includes one worker who jarred their arm while weeding, a parent who demanded compensation after their child fell through the bars of playground equipment and a brazen pedestrian who slipped on wet leaves.

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Taxpayers' watchdog dismay as Worcestershire's councils pay out £400,000 in compensation claims - Droitwich Spa Advertiser
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