10:59AM, Monday 22 July 2013
Volunteers spruced-up a disused classroom at a primary school in Maidenhead now not being used for teaching due to its condition.
The community project at Woodlands Primary School on Saturday was organised by the Maidenhead wing of the Conservative Party.
A team painted skirting boards, walls, radiators and other parts of the room as they gave the classroom at the Heywood Avenue school an extensive revamp.
They included Royal Borough leader David Burbage (Con, Bray), Cllr Carwyn Cox (Con, Hurley and Walthams) and Philip May, husband of Home Secretary and Maidenhead MP Theresa May.
Project leader Tameena Hussain, of Aldebury Road, said the revamp came about after she went to the council asking what community projects could be carried out.
The 24-year-old said: "It helps the school when they are on a tough budget and it was one of the schools I wanted to help out.
"It is all about people giving up some of their time to help others."
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