Emer­gency ser­vices day at beauty spot

Loughborough Echo - - SHEPSHED SCENE -

A BIG fam­ily day out with a dif­fer­ence is head­ing to Bradgate Park.

The cel­e­bra­tion of the ser­vices which make up the Le­ices­ter­shire’s emer­gency ser­vices and sup­port will be head­ing to the beauty spot this week­end.

There will be lots of fun for all the fam­ily, a mini fire en­gine for the chil­dren to ride on, plus vin­tage fire en­gines to look at and learn more about.

Visi­tors can meet all the emer­gency ser­vices and learn more about the im­por­tant work they do. Ad­mis­sion to the event is free.

The event takes place on Sun­day, May 20, from 11am to 4pm. Car park­ing for the day is £4 pay and dis­play (cash only).

The event is held on the Deer Meadow at the heart of the park which ad­joins the main car­riage­way by the Deer Barns.

In past years groups at the event have in­cluded the Fire Brigade Mu­seum So­ci­ety, Le­ices­ter­shire Po­lice, Le­ices­ter­shire Search and Res­cue, fire cadets, the Air Am­bu­lance, Leics and Rutland 4x4 Re­sponse, the Red Cross, the Na­tional Emer­gency Ser­vices Mu­seum, the Green God­dess, Abbey Pump­ing Sta­tion with Old Den­nis, and the Blue Light Ve­hi­cle Preser­va­tion So­ci­ety.

This year the event also wel­comes the RNLI, Charn­wood Com­mu­nity 1st Re­spon­ders, Le­ices­ter­shire NHS, Le­ices­ter­shire Search and Res­cue and the Joe Humphries Me­mo­rial Trust.

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