Posted: Tue 24th May 2016

Local charities benefit from Deeside Fire Station fireworks display proceeds

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Local charities came together at Deeside Fire Station Monday to receive a total of £2600.00, raised during the annual bonfire and fireworks display on the 5th of November.

Charities who received the donations included

  • DAFFODILS
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Eye 2 Eye
  • Macmillan Cancer care
  • Plymouth Street Friday Club
  • Shotton Embroidery
  • Shotton Community Centre
  • Ewloe over 50s forum
  • Marleyfield Day Centre
  • Manley Court Tenants Association
  • Connahs Quay Bowling Club
  • Connahs Quay Tigers (football club)
  • St John’s Ambulance
  • The Fire Fighters Charity, Phil Howey’s nomination of Connah’s Quay Scouts and Ian Gibbons’ nomination of The Countess of Chester Urology Unit.

Simon Smith, Chief Fire Officer for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service was present to present the cheques to representatives of the various charities.

Ian Werner, Watch Manager, Green Watch and one of the organisers of the event, said:

“The turn out for this year’s fireworks display was great and I would like to thank each and every person attending for making it possible for us to donate to these worthy charities.

“It was a pleasure to see the charities receiving their cheques from Simon Smith, our Chief Fire Officer. I would like to thank all the representatives for coming along to receive the donations.

“We are proud to be working with the residents of North Wales to keep them as safe as possible, and seeing the money going back into the community makes all the organisation and hard work worthwhile.”

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