Road Safety News

Busy time for Spike

Monday 28th September 2009

Redcar & Cleveland’s road safety mascot Spike has had a busy few weeks distributing fun packs with a safety message.

Each year more than 2,500 packs are delivered to children starting in the Borough's nurseries. The packs introduce the children to Spike, a hedgehog character that they will become familiar with over their years at primary school.

Councillor Mary Lanigan said: "This is a lovely way to introduce Spike to the children starting nursery each year whilst teaching them about road safety in a fun and interesting way."

The children receive a bright drawstring bag with pictures to colour in and information for the children and their parents on getting to school and the school crossing patrols.

For further information contact Mike Hall on 01287 612368.


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