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Competition to boost road safety around Otford and Shoreham schools

Discussion in 'Shoreham' started by Kent Police, Nov 27, 2014. Replies: 0 | Views: 1046

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    Kent Police Member

    School children in Otford and Shoreham have designed more than 40 road safety posters in an effort to encourage motorists to drive more responsibly.

    A competition was held among pupils at Otford Primary School and Shoreham Village School to come up with the best ideas to deter speeding and dangerous parking.

    Image below of Georgia Clifton with Cllr Lowe
    Kent Police Community Support Officer Jane Wright
    and Sevenoaks district councillor Michelle Lowe presented prizes on 24 November, which were donated from local businesses and included scooters for the two winners.

    PCSO Wright said:
    Drivers urged to take extra care near schools
    PCSO Wright added:
    A total of 41 posters were designed by pupils from both schools and the winning entries will be displayed on local notice boards, car parks and in shop windows.

    Keertika Senthilkumar pictured below with her winning entry
    Otford pupil, Georgia Clifton, aged 10, won first prize for her colourful depiction of the village centre alongside a ‘no speeding’ slogan.

    The judges, including local councillors, police officers and traders agreed the winning poster at Shoreham Village School was byKeertika Senthilkumar, aged 10, who urged drivers to park sensibly and not leave vehicles on corners or narrow parts of roads.

    Cllr Lowe, Sevenoaks District Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Safety, said:
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