Helpful Hari spreads safety messages

Pupils from Acklington and Tritlington First Schools with Hari.
Pupils from Acklington and Tritlington First Schools with Hari.

CHILDREN should never forget safety first after taking tips from colourful elephant Hari.

Youngsters from Tritlington and Acklington first schools entered Hari’s World last week for animated storytelling sessions and workshops.

The initiative, which took place at Acklington Community Hall, was based on a book series featuring Hari and his friends that features subtle safety messages in each story.

The event was funded by the Big Lottery Awards for All scheme as part of a year-long community safety project at the Acklington school, which includes first aid, road safety, cycling and swimming classes.