Swanning about: NHS worker saves bird from traffic on Wroxham Bridge

Lianne Thompson, who had just finished her night shift, tries to protect the swan walking along the

Lianne Thompson, who had just finished her night shift, tries to protect the swan walking along the road to Wroxham Bridge holding up some traffic. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

A local NHS worker came to the rescue of a swan in Wroxham this morning, after it decided to take a stroll along an iconic location on the Norfolk Broads.

Taking an early morning stroll through Wroxham, a swan walks along to Wroxham Bridge holding up some

Taking an early morning stroll through Wroxham, a swan walks along to Wroxham Bridge holding up some traffic. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

The swan was making its way along the A1151 Norwich Road towards Wroxham Bridge this morning when local NHS worker, Lianne Thompson, came to its rescue.

Traffic had begun to build up around the bird, who continued to stroll across the bridge, oblivious to the trouble it was causing.

Taking action, Ms Thompson, who had just finished a night shift, attempted to protect the bird by walking alongside it, keeping it out of the path of oncoming vehicles and taking it across the bridge to a safer location.

Lianne Thompson, who had just finished her night shift, tries to protect the swan walking along the

Lianne Thompson, who had just finished her night shift, tries to protect the swan walking along the road to Wroxham Bridge holding up some traffic. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016


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