Safety Week: First aid sessions and street event

30 November 2015


Parents are being given a chance to learn basic first aid that could help their children as part of Grangetown Safety Week.

St John Cymru Wales will be running hour-long taster sessions for first aid for children and babies, at the Grange Gardens Bowls Pavilion on Wednesday 2nd December.

Meanwhile, St Fagan’s Street will be closed later in the day with the fire service bringing its Focus ST Car with TV & Nintendo and the Youth Bus among activities into the evening.

Community Gateway are hosting a series of events, which has the support of South Wales Police, South Wales Fire and Rescue and organisations like Grangetown Community Action.

The free first aid sessions are being offered alongside basic first aid awareness in alternate hours at the pavilion.

However, spaces are limited so people are asked to book in advance.

First aid training with St John Cymru, bike maintenance with Cycle Training Wales, cycling proficiency with Cardiff Council, football skills with Cardiff City FC Foundation, fire service Search and Rescue dog and youth bus.

South Wales Fire and Rescue service · 10am-12pm home safety and school visit; 2pm-4pm home safety; Crime and Consequence – Water Awareness at Taff Embankment 1-5pm; home safety in the evening.
St John Cymru Wales – First aid sessions at Grange Gardens Bowls Pavilion, 9.30-10.30am first aid awareness; 10.45-11.45am, taster session for child and infant first aid; 12.30-1.30pm First aid awareness; 1.45-2.45pm, taster session for child and infant first aid. You can book your place here
Dr Bike maintenance and cycling proficiency – Taff Embankment, 1pm-5pm
Cardiff City FC Foundation at Bowls Pavilion – Football Skills & Kicks programme, 2.30pm-6.30pm (lit from 3.30pm) Fire service Search & Rescue Dog (from 3.30pm onwards)
Street event in St Fagan’s Street, 5pm-9pm (street closure) Fire Service Focus ST Car with TV & Nintendo; Youth Bus.

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