BEAR HUG: Michelle and Kynan Meara-Fletcher got to meet Teddy at the Mulgowie Markets on the weekend.
BEAR HUG: Michelle and Kynan Meara-Fletcher got to meet Teddy at the Mulgowie Markets on the weekend.

The simple bear necessities

IF you went out to Mulgowie Markets on the weekend you were in for a big surprise with the Teddy Bears' Picnic attracting plenty of interest.

In a first for the markets which occur on the first Saturday of every month, Ron Primrose-Chiddy (aka Teddy) appeared before around 100 delighted children who had registered to meet the big teddy bear and receive one of the 150 bears donated by businesses and the public.

Market organiser Judith Jefferys thanked those who donated bears for the picnic, making the day a memorable one for the kids who got to meet the big bear.


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