Charity Car Wash at Formby Fire Station Saturday 16th March March 14th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service firefighters and staff will be hosting a series of car washes in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity on Saturday, March 16th 2013 There will be 11 car washes being held at community fire stations and nearby locations across Merseyside throughout the day and a further two events later this month. Firefighters from all fire stations on Merseyside will be taking part in the events and drivers are invited to bring their families along to meet crews while having their cars cleaned for charity. They will take place on Merseyside including Formby Station on the day. Fire crews will still be on duty and may be called away to respond to incidents during the events. It is part of a month-long campaign in March to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity, which provides rehabilitation for injured fire service staff. It follows a similar fundraising campaign in March and September last year, which was well-supported on Merseyside. MF&RS Group Manager Gary Oakford, who is the MF&RS coordinator for The Fire Fighters Charity, said: “It is fantastic that all of the community fire stations are holding or helping out at a car wash this month. “People are usually very supportive of the car washes and we hope even more motorists will come along and have their vehicles cleaned for charity. “The charity costs around £9m a year to run and events such as this provide vital funds to keep it running. I hope people will come along and support the fun events. “The Fire Fighters Charity is a very worthwhile cause that continues to help many people in the firefighting community. “We hope many people will come along, have their cars washed and meet the Firefighters.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!