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‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign encourages Preston and South Ribble primary school children to be vigilant around roads

Posted on - 22nd January, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Preston News, Schools, South Ribble News
Be Safe, Be Seen encourages children to be safe around roads

The ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign has partnered with a local primary school to donate reflective badges to raise awareness of road safety throughout the winter months.

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The Co-op Funeralcare home on Station Road in Bamber Bridge, Preston aim their campaign at young children.

It is designed to keep them safe, particularly on the darker winter nights.

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Over the past seven years, Co-op Funeralcare has donated over 200,000 reflective badges to schools and youth groups.

The national campaign also delivers school assemblies and lessons about road safety, prepared by road safety charity Brake, for children between the ages of three and seven years.

Martina Nicholson, funeral arranger said: “The teachers have informed us that most of the children are now wearing their badges on their coats, which is great to hear.”

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