WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL NEWS
Taking The Grot
Out Of Grottoes
different kind of little helper will be visiting Santa’s grottoes in
Warwickshire this Christmas to make sure that small children aren’t
being given dangerous presents.
standards officers in the county are to visit the grottoes to check
out the toys being given to young visitors by Father Christmas.
will be making sure that the toys are safe, and appropriate for the
age of the child.
Trading Standards Service is concerned that many of the toys given
out are unsuitable for children under the age of three years because
they contain small parts, which if swallowed might choke a young
are advised to always state the age of their children on visiting
Santa so that he can give them toys, which are appropriate.
should also follow the warnings given on the toys their children
receive and look for the European CE mark, the BSI Kite and Lion
spokesman also warned parents of the danger of toys being given to
older children possibly being a danger to younger children.