Tots urged to ditch dummies - The Redditch Standard

Tots urged to ditch dummies

Redditch Editorial 20th Nov, 2014 Updated: 18th Oct, 2016   0

DUMMIES were ditched during a special guest appearance at Matchborough First School.

The Dummy Elf visited on Tuesday (November 18) to encourage pre-school children to give up the habit.

The scheme run by Worcestershire Speech and Language Therapy Service aims to raise awareness of the impact dummies have on early speech and language development.

A spokeswoman said: “Luckily a few children parted with their dummies by posting them into the Dummy Elf’s special magic post box. In return the children each received a prize and a thank you certificate.”


We can provide all of your printing needs at competitive rates.

Reader Travel

Check out all of the latest reader travel offers to get your hands on some free gifts.

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Redditch Standard.


Weddings, Birthdays, Bereavements, Thank you notices, Marriages and more.