Nuneaton Fire Station opens its doors for Community Open Day

Nuneaton fire station are inviting local residents to come along to their annual Community Open Day on Saturday 07 September from 10am until 4pm.

The event is free and open to all with a wide range of activities taking place from fairground rides, bouncy castles, go-karts and face painting to a brand new climbing wall courtesy of NBBC to name just a few. There will also be special guest appearances from PJ Masks Cat Boy, Marshall from Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, Fireman Sam and Blaze Bear!

There will be plenty of competitions to get involved in as well including a raffle and tombola and an opportunity to win a Vauxhall Corsa, courtesy of local dealership Vauxhall Drive. Throughout the open day, firefighters will also be promoting fire safety in the home and showcasing the work of Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service whilst raising money for The Fire Fighters Charity and local charities.

The Wildlife Sanctuary will at the open day along with a BBQ supplied by Frank Parker Butchers, and a café, Prosecco and gin Bar for refreshments. If that’s not enough, there will also be an opportunity to Abseil from the Station Tower supporting the Scouts and to see the crews in action with a road traffic collision demonstration.

The organiser of the event, Firefighter, Rachel Streeting said:

“We are really excited about the open day this year. We have a packed event with something for family members of all ages to enjoy. We also have some very special guests for the children, so make sure you come along and enjoy a real day of family fun!

“A huge note of thanks goes to all of the local businesses who have donated raffle prizes for the Open Day. Your support as always is greatly appreciated!”

Councillor Andy Crump, Portfolio Holder for Fire and Rescue and Community Safety, said:

“The Open Day at Nuneaton Fire Station is one of the biggest in the county. There is always a wide range of activities for residents to take part in, making it a really fun day for families to enjoy. I encourage you and your family to come along to Nuneaton fire station, meet your local firefighters and help raise some money for charity whilst having fun too!”

If you are a local business and you are interested in taking part in the open day, please contact Rachel Streeting on 02476 383131, all we ask for is a donation to The Firefighters charity.

If you are planning on going to the open day, please note that parking is limited in the area and is restricted in local business car parks, fines may apply if you park there.

The event, run by Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service, is from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 07 September 2019 at Nuneaton Fire Station, Newtown Road, Nuneaton, CV11 4HR.