Litter Mascot Competition
March 2009 saw the return of The Big Tidy Up month in Bedford.
To run alongside the litter picks that took place Pride in
Bedford launched a design a litter/rubbish mascot competition
open to all Lower and Middle Schools in the Borough.
Aim: To design a litter/rubbish mascot
Winner- digital camera and goody bag and a life size cut out of
your character for your school to keep.
Runners Up- goody bags
We now have a winner!
A massive well done to Hannah Brown from Elstow Lower
Hannah's design is called Flynn the Bin Elf and was chosen as a
winner because it is colourful, innovative and had a really good
slogan ' Flynn the Bin Elf lives in your bin and reuses the rubbish
you put in'
Pride in Bedford presented the prizes to Hannah in a special
school assembly on Tuesday 12th May. She was presented her prizes
and lo and behold who presented her with the digital camera was
Picture courtesy of Times and Citizen Newspapers.
Pride in Bedford were so impressed with the design we used a bit
of Pride in Bedford magic to turn Hannah's design into a real life
character. Flynn will now be used in future campaigns, attending
schools and making appearances across the Borough. You can follow
the adventures of Flynn on his own dedicated web page and you can
even make a request for Flynn to come along to your event or
Four runners up prizes were also awarded to the following
Hannah Brown- Harrold Priory Middle
Tom Corney- Lincroft Middle
Joshua King- Goldington Green Lower
Isobell Read- Balliol Lower
Photos of the runners up can be found on Flynn's page.