school girl wins "Stepping Out" competition.
winner of the "Stepping Out" design competition,
Amelia Silvester of the Hurlingham School, was presented
with a T-shirt depicting her winning design and a goody
bag containing gifts to support walking to school and
at the prize giving were the Mayor of Wandsworth, Leslie
McDonnell, Nigel Coates, Managing Partner of Stepping
Out organisers Russell-Cooke.
Out is a design competition open to Year 5 Pupils in Putney.
Pupils are invited to submit a drawing or design that reflects
his or her journey to school, with the winning design being
printed onto T-shirts and given to each Year 5 pupil in the
Out' supports 'Walk to School Week' by encouraging parents
and schools to embrace the new initiative and promotes alternative
travel arrangements as fun and beneficial to health and the
Coates, Managing Partner at Russell-Cooke said:
"We at Russell-Cooke are always looking for ways of supporting
the Putney community and so were delighted that Wandsworth
Council asked for our support. This competition is a great
opportunity for children in the area to express themselves
and enables us to support 'Walk to School Week', as well as
promoting civic pride, improving awareness of the local community
and encouraging healthier modes of transport."
part of the campaign an exhibition featuring some of the designs
has been set up by Putney Children's Library. The exhibition
will run from the 16th May until the middle of June.