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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Gnosall community safety day raises funds for firefighters charity

Carmel Warren, Prevent Manager at Staffordshire Fire Service, Blaze Bear, Carol Battersby, Store Manager of the Cooperative Store, Gnosall and Jamie McClaren, Assistant Clerk, Gnosall Parish Council.

A total of £65 was raised for the Fire Fighters Charity at Gnosall Fire Station’s Community Safety Day on October 1.

“We’d like to thank all those who attended the event, donated prizes and volunteered on the day. It was a very successful day and the money raised will be going to a good cause.

Carmel Warren, Prevent Manager

The event, which was one of approximately forty held across Staffordshire, delivering life saving safety talks and demonstrations to hundreds of the county’s residents.

Members of staff from across every department, from directors to apprentices, within the Service supported the county-wide safety drive. Staff, partners and members of the public participated in the “well being mile” completing a total of 523 miles.

Carmel Warren, Prevent Manager said: “We’d like to thank all those who attended the event, donated prizes and volunteered on the day. It was a very successful day and the money raised will be going to a good cause.

“Gnosall participants in the ‘wellbeing mile walk’ came a respectable second place in the competition and will be invited to a ‘high tea’ event taking place at St Joseph’s Community Centre in Rugeley on October 21.”