Local printer comes to rescue after NHS thank you banner is vandalised

Local printer comes to rescue after NHS thank you banner is vandalised

Last May, Bridge Health & Wellbeing clinic on Bridge Street in Christchurch put up a banner to thank NHS and key workers for everything they were doing during the pandemic. The sign had remained proudly in place until early April when it was vandalised and damaged by two young men. The images were captured on CCTV and shared with local police.

I was saddened to hear about Bridge Health & Wellbeing’s banner being vandalised. As a local business, Paul and Louise were understandably eager to demonstrate their thanks to the amazing NHS professionals that have worked tirelessly to look after patients during this unprecedented time. Replacing the banner was the right thing to do, to stop the actions of a few people ruining such a positive message for so many.

Richard Oswald, Proprietor at PP Printing

We are very grateful for Richard’s kind and generous offer to replace our vandalised NHS banner at no cost. Just like us, he wanted to play his part in saying thank you to the NHS heroes that have supported our local community over the past 13 months, going above and beyond to care for local people in their time of greatest need.

Paul O’Connell, Bridge Health & Wellbeing

The gesture is a great example of local businesses working together to support each other and the wider community. Paul added.

So many businesses have been through such difficulties over the past year. But by working together we can all support each other and look forward to better times.

Paul continued

From their state-of-the-art clinic in Christchurch, Bridge Health & Wellbeing over physiotherapy, sports massage and rehabilitation services, Pilates, Yoga and other wellbeing classes, to help local residents get better, build strength and feel happy and healthy in mind and body. To find out more or book an appointment visit

PP Printing is proud to be an independent local printer. They provide a wide range of print, copy and design services, from digital print and copying, large format posters and banners, through to full-colour process print work. Call PP for a quote today on 01202 480700.

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