Cheshire Police hail first event at Parklands School a success
The first of three family fun days in Ellesmere Port organised by Cheshire Police has been hailed as a success.
About 200 people turned out to support the local event at Parklands School.
PC Sian Jones, of Ellesmere Port Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “The weather was atrocious but it didn’t stop the community, including the Mayor, from coming together to enjoy the day in the rain.”
Families enjoyed numerous activities including live music from 15-year-old Aaron Bladen, ably assisted by DJ Dave Bladen; a bouncy castle supplied free by Airbounce Leisure; Panna football; crafts from Plus Dane Housing; a Smoothie bike from The Healthy Living Centre; displays from the Parkour Collective; and an appearance from Charlie the Clownfish of Blue Planet Aquarium.
The event was supported by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, local Scouts, TA at Fox Barracks, Prince’s Trust, Tallulah’s Donkeys, Ellesmere Port Children’s Centre, Big Bill’s Bikes, Our Place and staff from Parklands Catch-22 team who provided food and organised a raffle with the proceeds going towards the Parklands Youth Club.
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 local councillors to improve home security.
The final fun day is on Wednesday, August 28, at Seacombe Park, Seacombe Drive, from 2-7pm.