First Bognor Regis duck day is a big success

Ducks could be seen in all shapes and sizes along Bognor Regis seafront
Ducks could be seen in all shapes and sizes along Bognor Regis seafront

DUCK Day was a quacking success along Bognor Regis seafront.

The yellow creatures took over the promenade for a host of activities last Friday.

Their starring role included a duck hunt and a chalk a duck competition.

Members of the Bognor Regis WI also helped children to decorate a duck. This saw 115 small plastic ducks decorated by children and their families and a few crafted using pom poms.

A total of 40 knitted ducks contributed by the Knit and Knatter group of the Craft and Hobbies shop were also released.

It is hoped many of these will be registered on the Little Yellow Duck Project’s map.

The WI members came across the project last year when they were researching organ donation for a resolution at their national conference about families discussing the donations.

Bognor Regis WI president Lesley Guppy said: “We believe that the Little Yellow Duck Project is an inspirational way to raise awareness and encourage discussion within families.”

Ten winners of the duck hunt will have their names chosen at random this week and have special wooden engraved ducks released into the sea to see how far they travel.

The three winners of the duck art contest won special duck watches.

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