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'.
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