An artist has created a knitted post box topper to help raise money for a mental health charity.

A crocheter who goes by the name “I wonder who did that” placed their knitted work – which includes mallard ducks, hedgehogs, ducklings and eggs perched on top of a grassy field – on top of a post box in Mallards Way, Bicester.

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The artist, who wishes to stay anonymous, said: “We started making the toppers to make people smile.

“It seems to be working. We then added a donation flyer as people would stop and ask us if they could give us money to make them.

“I have been volunteering at BYHP for a few years now. The market asked us to make a Jubilee topper for Sheep Street which we did, and they gave a large donation to BYHP.”


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

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