Gallery: 999 day on Weston-super-Mare’s Beach Lawns

PUBLISHED: 08:00 10 July 2016

Great Western Air Ambulance.

Great Western Air Ambulance.


A ‘brilliant’ emergency services day with more than 30,000 visitors was held on Weston-super-Mare’s Beach Lawns on Sunday.

Lexie and Jaxon with the Great Western Air Ambulance Bear.Lexie and Jaxon with the Great Western Air Ambulance Bear.

The Great Western Air Ambulance landed during the afternoon and proved especially popular.

The large fire engine from Bristol Airport also attended, along with the police and South Western Ambulance Service.

The event was organised by Weston’s RNLI to raise money for the charity.

RNLI spokesman Glyn Hayes said: “It was brilliant and there was an awful lot of people there.

“I am extremely grateful for all the hard work people put in to get it ready and all the displays in coming.

“The most important thing is we had the opportunity to show the public what we as emergency services do, and pass on advice to keep them safe.”

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