Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service's first ever youth award
Commitment, especially to the Ghana school building project, and Keith Roberts was honoured with the Cadet Leader of the year award. Fairfield High School was also acknowledged during the ceremony and was presented with an award.
The school works in partnership with the Fire and Rescue Service after station personnel contacted drama teacher Rachel Robinson to See if the school could utilise special puppets as a teaching aid.
Rachel and her pupils write and perform plays giving relevant fire safety messages to Key Stage 1 children and their parents.
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On a voluntary basis and the scheme promotes physical, mental and emotional wellbeing by taking part in structured activities one night a week at Widnes Fire Station.
Cllr Tony Hooton, chairman of the Fire Authority, paid tribute to the cadets.
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has a wide range of activities for young people and I am delighted that we have had this first awards event to Celebrate the successes of both the staff who support the programmes and the young people themselves.
The Widnes Cadet Unit was also presented with the Cadet Unit of the Year Award Highlighting its findraising
NINE Widnes Fire Cadets were honoured at the first ever Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Youth Awards at Halton Stadium.
Widnesian Cadets Amy Roberts, Jonathan Hughes Adam Baldwin, Jonathan Moody, Andrew Bowles, Chris Williams, Chris Hill, Kieran Lynch and Stephen Rawlinson all scooped the Silver Duke of Edinburgh award for the hard work they have done in Cheshire and Widnes Fire Station.
The cadet unit consists of up to 20 cadets and four leaders, both fire service personnel and volunteers from the community.
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ALL SMILES: Widnes Cadet Unit was presented with the Cadet Unit of the Year Award
SCHOOL WINNERS: Fairfield high Landed an award plays giving fire saftey message
CADET: Jonathan Hughes Picks up his award