Baby Bertie bear joins his mum at Holt Country Park
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A wooden baby bear sculpture named by local school children has been unveiled at Holt Country Park.
Depicted reaching up to his mother, who was christened Ursula in a similar ceremony just over a year ago, Bertie was created by artist Mike Thody, who joined Holt Primary School pupils and North Norfolk District Council members for a teddy bears picnic.
The mother and son sculptures will have a permanent place in the park's sensory garden.
Unveiling the work, Mr Thody, whose other work in the district council-run park includes Thol the Giant, an angel and a fish hut made from woven hazel branches, said: 'I hope many people will enjoy this little family for years to come.'
Council cabinet member for leisure and cultural services, Becky Palmer, said: 'Mike continues to brighten up Holt Country Park with his striking sculptures.
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'We are enormously grateful to him for giving his time voluntarily; he is a hugely skilled sculptor and an enormous asset to the park.'
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