Paddington Bear goes to Brazil

By Connie Osborne Thursday 26 June 2014 Updated: 27/06 09:41

Latest News

Buy photos » Pupils Josh, Ruby and Oliver, get into the football spirit while celebrating Paddington Bear's birthday. 2614015NHCR

PADDINGTON bear swapped Peru for Brazil with a World Cup themed birthday party.

Children at Matchborough First School celebrated the famous bear's Summer birthday by linking it with current World Cup hosts Brazil.

Each pupil wore bright carnival colours to represent its capital Rio and also brought in a small bear dressed in the same way.

They raised a total of £240 for Paddington's favourite charity Touching Tiny Lives which helps sick and vulnerable babies.

Share This

Popular »

1 Snow forecast for Redditch later tonight

2 Lots to choose from in memory of Lucie

3 You'd be a fool to miss Boycie visit

4 Man attacked with branch

5 Citizens' Advice in Redditch to close as funding cuts bite

More news »

Drug treatment plan for CRASBO breach

A MAN breached a criminal anti-social behaviour order

Food bank need keeps on growing

MORE than £26,000 worth of food has been

Learning continues at ex-library

A NEW early years training centre has opened

Helping those living with Parkinson's

IT IS a condition which most have heard

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
ONS Report calls for free Sunday car parking in Bromsgrove

FREE parking on Sundays should be introduced for a six-month ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
EXCLUSIVE - Stratford-on-Avon Gateway plan

A MAJOR new gateway development in Stratford has moved a ...

Evesham Observer
Two arrested after Vale police chase

TWO men have been arrested following a police pursuit through ...