Homeless and addicted to drugs, Teejay Collins could not see a way out of a life of poverty and crime.

But just a year later, with the help of a gardening scheme, she says her future has never looked so bright.

The Horticulture Industry Scheme, at Thetford Garden Centre, offers paid placements to ex-offenders, prisoners or those at risk of offending, as a way to increase their confidence, learn valuable skills and get them back into work.

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