First football fun day is a success for Nantwich officers
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Officers in Nantwich successfully their first ever football fun day which attracted children to come and show off their skills.
The day was organised as part of the goal to tackle anti-social behaviour in the local area and to get children out of their house enjoying the sun and playing sport.
The event was funded by Nantwich Town Council, and the supermarket Morrisons donated a range of healthy snacks to keep the children fuelled, throughout the day.
The Town Mayor Cllr Peter Groves was in attendance to support the event and presented each child that attended the event a participation medal.
Sergeant Claire Lloyd for Nantwich said: “I am very happy with how the event turned out. It was the first time that we have held the Football Fun Day and it was a great success.
“The idea was around trying to tackle anti-social behaviour and breaking down the barriers between children and police officers.
“Everyone who attended had a great time and after the success, we hope to repeat it in the future with hopefully more children coming to have some fun.”
Mayor of Nantwich, Councillor Peter Groves said: “This was a fantastic event, and I was very impressed with skills of participants, I would like to congratulate them all and thank them for taking part making it a great success.
“My sincere thanks also go to Nantwich Police and the football coaches for their organisation, and Nantwich Town Council, Cheshire East Everybody Sport and Recreation, and Morrisons who all contributed towards the event.”
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