Copthorne shop reshedules deliveries to avoid school runs


A Copthorne shop has rescheduled deliveries to avoid school runs.

Copthorne Junior Road Safety Group said the village shop McColl’s was supporting its child safety campaign.

Group member Charlotte Newell said: “They have been very supportive of our campaign, even turning away unscheduled deliveries that do turn up during the busy school run.”

The group has created a film about the dangers of irresponsible parking which was viewed nearly 19,000 times online.

School staff, parents and children helped create the film which can be seen on here: Facebook page.

A statement from the group said West Sussex County Council had given it funding for a lollipop person.

She started working at the school today (Thursday September 3).

Sarah Tomlin said on Facebook: “Brilliant! Made such a difference this morning.”

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