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Shaun in the City statue vandalised

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Shaun in the City organisers have been forced to remove one of the statues just a week into the event after it was damaged by vandals.

Shaun on the Cob, which was in Broadmead, was removed Monday afternoon. It's not known when it will be back.

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New Shaun the Sheep game designed by children

Primary school children helped design the game Credit: ITV West Country/Richard Payne

Children from primary schools across Bristol helped in the design of a new Shaun the Sheep interactive game that will promote sustainability to potential audience of millions around the world.

The Shaun in the City trail began this week. Fans of the Aardman character can see 70 sculptures across Bristol.

Shaun in the City trail has taken Bristol by storm Credit: Kim Ball

Sustainable Shaun is an online game for children to play over the school holidays. It'll be previewed at the weekend on the big screen at the city's Harbourside.

The game teaches children about sustainability Credit: ITV West Country/Richard Payne

Shaun the Sheep comes to Bristol

Seventy Shaun statues will be dotted around Bristol from today Credit: ITV News

A public arts trail featuring seventy Shaun the Sheep sculptures is launching in Bristol today.

The statues will be dotted around key landmarks across the city to raise money for Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Artists, designers and businesses such as DreamWorks, Thunderbirds and Bagpuss creator Peter Firmin have decorated the sculptures.

It's hoped the trail, named Shaun in the City, will be as popular as the Gromit Unleashed version two years ago.

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Baa-rilliant new Shaun sculptures hit Bristol

Fab-ewe-lous was designed by Bristol artist Carys Ink. Credit: ITV News
Bee-dazzled was designed by Sunny Warrington. Credit: ITV News

There's still a few weeks to go until Aardman's Shaun in the City trail hits Bristol, but two of the Shaun sculptures have now arrived in the city.

Fab-ewe-lous and Bee-dazzled will be based at the Mall in Cribbs Causeway until the end of August, when they'll be auctioned off to help raise money for the Bristol Children's Hospital.

Fab-ewe-lous and Bee-dazzled are at the Mall in Cribbs Causeway for all to baa-preciate until the end of August. Credit: ITV News

Watch the reaction to the colourful pair below:

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