Pocklington Lions links up with ambulance service for para-teds initiative

Bear-illiant...Pocklington Lions Club members and local ambulance service staff with the para-teds.
Bear-illiant...Pocklington Lions Club members and local ambulance service staff with the para-teds.

Pocklington Lions Club has launched a new initiative to help comfort distressed youngsters when travelling in an ambulance to hospital.

The club is supplying ‘para-teds’ - teddy bears dressed in paramedic outfits - to the ambulance station in Burnby Lane, Pocklington, using its own funds.

See next week’s Post (26 July) for the full story.