A 15-year-old boy is being called 'a local hero' after he took it upon himself to grit an icy path near his home.
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Lisa Blakeway explains how proud she is of her son for gritting an icy path near his home.
Jordan Blakeway found the path impassable after the cold weather covered it in ice. Elderly residents and parents use the route regularly to reach the bus station and shopping centre.
They are calling him 'a local hero'.
Jordan Blakeway, took it upon himself to grit an impassable path near his home in Cradley Heath.
On Monday night he noticed it was icy and on Tuesday morning, set out at 7am to grit the path before he went to school.
Local residents who use the route regularly have called him 'a local hero'.