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23 Aug 2013
The second of three
family fun days in Ellesmere Port organised by
Cheshire Police has been hailed as a success.
Around 250 people attended the local event at Hollymere Extra
Care Development and adjacent field on Wednesday 14
The event was run in conjunction with Alison Parry of Your
Housing Group as well as some of the residents of Hollymere.
PC Sian Jones of Ellesmere Port Neighbourhood Policing Team
said: "It was a great day supported by Councillor Pat Merrick as
well as the local community, both young and old."
Families enjoyed numerous activities
- Face painting by Lily
- A bouncy castle supplied free by Airbounce Leisure
- Live music and DJ Dave Bladen
- Card making with Hollymere residents
- Crafts from Plus Dane Housing
- A smoothie bike from the Healthy Living Centre
- Displays from the Parkour Collective
- An appearance from Charlie the Clownfish of Blue Planet
- Free candy floss
The event was supported by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, TA
at Fox Barracks and Ellesmere Port, I Travel Smart, Ellesmere Port
Children's Centre, Our Place and Lisa and Jacqui from Westminster
Families' Community Group who organised a raffle with the proceeds
going towards local families.
Cheshire Police were on hand to support the community with crime
prevention advice and ensure the smooth running of activities as
well as handing out free padlocks provided by the local councillor
to improve home security.
The remaining date will be held on Wednesday 28
August at Seacombe Park, Seacombe Drive (Sutton) from 2pm