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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Community group raise cash for Fire Fighter Charity

21/12/2017

Watch Manager Tim Anslow with Community group leader Audery Davis
Watch Manager Tim Anslow with Community group leader Audery Davis

A community group that uses the facilities at Chase Terrace Community Fire Station have raised £400 for the Fire Fighters Charity.

“It is very touching that these ladies have decided to donate the funds to the Fire Fighters Charity. It is also great to see the positive impact that the Fire Station is having on local people’s lives."

Station Manager Damian Armstrong

The group consists of women who meet on a regular basis at the station to take part in arts and craft activities and socialise. They recently held a competition to design a Christmas card and the winner had 500 cards featuring their design printed, the cards were then sold in aid of the charity.

 

Group leader Audrey Davis said: “We describe ourselves as mature ladies with a shared interest in art and if it was not for the facilities at Chase Terrace Community Fire Station we would not be able to keep the group going.”

 

The group donated the generous sum to the Fire Fighters charity as a way of showing their gratitude for their continued use of the community rooms.

 

Station Manager Damian Armstrong said: “It is very touching that these ladies have decided to donate the funds to the Fire Fighters Charity. It is also great to see the positive impact that the Fire Station is having on local people’s lives.

 

“The purpose of the rooms was always to give groups like Audrey’s a place to meet so that they have a space that they can use for activities that improve their wellbeing. These types of activities stop people from becoming socially isolated and it is a real privilege to support them.”