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Spotlight is on safety at Pointon Park in Cheddleton

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: September 03, 2014

  • Pictured enjoying a picnic during Forces Day at Pointon Park, Cheddleton are Victoria Smith (left), from Cheadle, and Caroline Smith, from Tean, with children Ethan Smith and Fletcher Amos, both aged two.

  • Charlotte Chetwin-Salt with (l to r) Martha Chetwin-Salt, 5, Millie York, 7, and Freya Dale, 7, all from Leek, pictured at the Forces Day at Pointon Park, Cheddleton.

  • Leek youngsters Carter Hambleton, aged three, and Esme Aberley, aged four, in front of the police tractor at the Forces Day.

  • Four year old Fraser Allen was invited to try on a policeman's uniform for size at the Forces Day for familes at Pointon Park, Cheddleton on Friday.

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REPRESENTATIVES from the emergency services held a special event at a recreation ground to help teach children about safety.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service brought a fire engine and firemen to Pointon Park in Cheddleton alongside Staffordshire Police, who were on site to give local advice and free security marking for bikes and scooters with Trevor the police tractor and a free bouncy castle.

John Barratt, manager of the facility, said: "I was once again overwhelmed by the support from the local community for our recent family attraction at Pointon Park.

"More than 200 people turned up to learn about the work of the community and emergency services."

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