Help improve safety in Corby town centre with Covid poster competition

Calling all budding artists!

Shoppers queue in Corby.
Shoppers queue in Corby.

Budding artists have been invited to design a poster to help children in Corby's town centre better understand Covid-19 social distancing and hygiene guidelines.

Corby Town Shopping & Willow Place have launched the poster design competition to improve safety, with children having the opportunity to see their artwork on display.

Centre director Dan Pickard said: “Now that most of our shops have reopened, we’ve noticed that a lot of children and young people are failing to observe the social distancing and queuing guidelines in Corby town centre.

"So, on the basis that young people are more in tune with how their peers think and act, we thought we would get them to design posters that we can place around the town centre to help

get the message across.”

There will be two categories - primary and secondary. Initially entrants should send a digital picture of their artwork along with their name, age and address details to [email protected] Only winners will need to supply the originals so that they can be made into large posters.

Each selected winner will receive a £25 voucher to spend at The Entertainer.

Poster designs should be A4 portrait in format. They can include single or multiple messages, such as:

- Keep your distance

- Follow queuing markers and directional arrows

- Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds

- Be mindful and respectful of others

- Cover your nose with a tissue if you cough or sneeze

- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

The closing date for receipt of entries is July 8. Full terms and conditions can be found on the Corby Town Shopping & Willow Place website at