Rushcliffe MP Ruth Edwards is holding a children’s Spring Poster Competition around the theme of how to keep safe during Coronavirus.

Ruth would like all primary school age children to design a poster reminding people to wash their hands with soap and water to limit the spread of the disease.

The winning entry will receive a £20 book token with second and third places also getting prizes. All winners will also be invited to visit the Palace of Westminster in London with their parents when lockdown restrictions lift.

“I’ve been so pleased to see so many wonderful rainbow drawings go up across Rushcliffe in support of our amazing NHS workers in recent weeks and I now hope my younger constituents might use their talent to help us all stay safe by remembering to wash our hands,” said Ruth.

“I hope many local children will have a go as there is the chance to win great prizes. I want entrants to be as creative and as colourful as possible and I’m looking forward to seeing the posters come in. Best of luck to everyone.”

The competition is only open to children who live in Rushcliffe and are of primary school age. Entries will close on Thursday 23rd April and can be submitted by sending a photo of the poster to: along with the name and address of the child, their age, a parent’s name and telephone number.

Ruth will use her social media accounts to showcase the entries and she will feature the winning designs in her next annual report.

Entries will be judged by Ruth and her team and the judges’ decision is final.