Posted: Fri 27th May 2022

“Convoy of emergency vehicles” ahead of town centre Community Heroes event tomorrow for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

A free family event featuring all your local community heroes is being hosted at Wrexham’s Queen Square tomorrow between 10.30am and 3pm.

From police, fire and ambulance emergency services to mountain rescue teams and the British Army – the event provides a unique opportunity to come along to meet your local community heroes face to face, with a wide range of activities on offer.

The event will be centred around Llwyn Isaf and Queen’s Square.

The following agencies are already lined up to attend:

  • North Wales Fire and Rescue Service
  • North Wales Police
  • Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust
  • The Army
  • North East Wales Search and Rescue
  • St John Ambulance Cymru
  • Blood Bikes
  • Wrexham Rural First Responders
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Calon FM
  • Red Cross
  • Fire Cadets
  • Denbighshire County Council Wardens
  • 4 x 4 Response Wales
  • Phoenix Counselling Group

A convoy of emergency vehicles will be heading over from Wrexham’s Ambulance and Fire Services Resource Centre on Croesnewydd Road to Queens Square ready for the start of the event.

The event will kick off at 10.30 a.m tomorrow and will include live firefighter demonstrations and military and vehicle exercises throughout the day.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service is leading on organising the event which aims to connect with youngsters and adults alike.

Tim Owen, Partnerships and Communities Manager, East Area, at North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: “This is a first of kind for us in Wrexham and preparations are already progressing really well, with additional agencies coming on board every day.

“It will bring together a huge range of different organisations, providing the opportunity of engaging with local families whilst spreading the word on our work to protect our communities – as well as hopefully creating a welcome buzz and sense of occasion within the town. Many thanks go to Wrexham County Council for their support in organising the event.

“We hope you can join us on the day and look forward to showcasing our work for the communities we serve.”

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