Trauma ted­dies get knit­ted

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MONIFIETH High School held a coffee morn­ing event for knit­ters to make trauma ted­dies.

The trauma ted­dies scheme – first con­ceived by Aus­tralian fire­fight­ers – in­volves mem­bers of the public knit­ting and do­nat­ing small teddy bears, which are kept in po­lice cars and given to small chil­dren who come into con­tact with the po­lice through trau­matic or up­set­ting cir­cum­stances.The pat­tern is avail­able by con­tact­ing TaysideNorthEastCPT@scot­land. pnn.po­lice.uk and can be col­lected from Long­haugh Po­lice Sta­tion.

Pic­ture shows Re­becca Make­peace, a school sup­port spe­cial­ist from Dun­can of Jor­dan­stone, help­ing 14-year-old Alex Ritchie, with her knit­ting.

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