New scheme to find lost children

Queensgate Shopping Centre will introduce a pioneering safety scheme which offers a hotline number to assist parents and guardians in finding children who have been separated from them whilst out shopping.

Saturday, 2nd December 2017, 4:00 pm
Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough. Photo: Peterborough Telegraph

By calling the dedicated Child Safe number 0844 619 1202 parents will be put in contact with security team, who will use a coordinated approach and CCTV to re-unite them. The scheme will launch on Monday (December 4). The initiative also provides children with free wristbands for parents’ or guardians’ contact numbers so that, in the event of a child being lost, the parent or guardian can be contacted quickly. The wristbands will be available from the Customer Information Desk.

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Richard Manville, Director and co-founder of Child Safe said “We are thrilled to launch the Child Safe scheme in Queensgate, Peterborough, who have been very supportive in coordinating the scheme”.