IF you go down to the Greenock Esplanade today you're sure of a big surprise - thanks to a three foot tall teddy bear who has become a bit of a local celebrity.

Carol Anne Crawford has placed the cuddly toy at the end of her garden path and each day she and her partner Ian Cormack dress it up in a different outfit.

The couple started the daily fun so they could keep in touch with grandchildren Rowan, Rob and Ché by sending them photographs of it, but now it attracts and entertains passers-by.

Three foot tall teddy bear has become a local celebrity
IF you go down to the Esplanade today you’re sure of a big surprise - thanks to a three foot tall teddy bear who has become a bit of a local…

Check out a few great images of her cuddly toy.