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SATURDAY6 June 2015
calls for Southport parents to join charity walk
SHOE retailer, Brantano has partnered
with road safety charity Brake and is calling for children and parents in
Southport to join the charity's Giant Walk campaign. With 6 children a day
killed or injured on our roads last year the annual event, which takes place on
Wednesday 10 June 2015, aims to get children learning about road safety in their
classroom, promoting the benefits of safe walking and cycling to school, and
walking to call for safer driving in their community.
In addition, Brantano is launching a range of exclusively designed Brake shoes
for boys and girls, which will be available in stores nationwide from June. Each
pair of shoes will come in a presentation box, which contains a fun yet
informative leaflet to educate children on road safety, along with high
visibility safety products such as reflective stickers, a traffic light key ring
and a handy reflective strap band. For every pair of Brake shoes purchased a
donation will be made to the charity to help fund the lifesaving work it does in
campaigning to prevent road deaths and injuries, and supporting people bereaved
by traffic accidents.
Derek Marshall Store Manager at Brantano, said:- "At Brantano, we are
already committed to providing a service that looks after children's foot health
and we are keen to promote and encourage the health and environmental benefits
of walking to school. The collaboration with Brake allows us to not only raise
awareness of the importance of correctly fitting shoes for children's foot
health but also to reinforce messages about the dangers of roads and the
importance of safe road use to both children and parents, as well as promoting
the health and environmental benefits of walking and cycling to school."
Philip Goose from Brake, said:- ""Brake's Giant Walk is a great way for
schools to call for safer roads in their community for children to be able to
walk or cycle without fear or threat from traffic. Every year as part of this
great event schools use resources and support from Brake to run fantastic
lessons across a variety of subjects around the theme of road safety and active
travel. It's a chance to teach children about road safety and why walking is
healthy and eco-friendly, and also to call on local drivers to make a big
difference by slowing down to protect children on foot and bike. We're urging
schools to sign up now to take full advantage of the resources and support Brake
offers to help schools get involved."
Brake's Giant Walk already has 45,000 children from over 200 schools registered
to take part and planning to walk a whopping 17,000 kilometres. To register your
school for this exciting event, visit the
website, call:- 01484 550061 or send
Gearing up for a great show
YOUNG people from the age of 11 will be
able to get their first driving experience at this year's Woodvale Transport
Festival at Victoria Park next month. For the 1st time festival
organisers have arranged for AA franchised driving instructors to run 30 minute
tailor made sessions throughout the two days of the event on 20 June and 21 June
Keith Maidment School of Motoring will be running the sessions for 11 to 16
year olds in new Ford Fiestas, which will be located in a secured area near the
bandstand. Keith says:- "This is a great chance for young people to
get their first driving experience in a safe and controlled environment with
professional AA qualified driving instructors."
Young people do not require a provisional driving licence but must be aged
between 11 and 16 and above 1.4 metres in height. The 30 minute experience
will include basic driving skills including road safety, clutch control, gear
changing and reversing.
Those completing the session will be awarded a certificate of achievement.
Spaces are limited so pre-booking is advisable with £10 deposit. The 30 minute
slot is £25. Telephone Keith on:- 07747 530116. Some spaces may be available
during the weekend. Also there will be free parking at Princes Park, where
admission tickets will also be sold. Dogs are also welcome.
Public camping is available on site and costs just £50 for 3 nights.
On the gate tickets cost £5 a day for adults, £2 for children aged 6 to 16 and the
under 5's are free. Advance tickets are available for the two days and are
available at a reduced price via the shows website.
For further information visit:-
them. Payment for camping and trade stands can
be made by cheque with a stamped addressed envelope to:- Woodvale Rally, PO Box
30, Southport, PR9 9ZN.
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