Hi-Pitched

 Paul and Craig set up the Voluntary Agency Cell radio mast at the Hi-5 fun day

Paul and Craig set up the Voluntary Agency Cell radio mast at the Hi-5 fun day

Serve On volunteers pitched in to help the Hayling Island 5 Schools' Family and Friends spring fete at the weekend, and to spread the word about what we do.

The 'Hi-5' combined schools' parents and teachers association had arranged a family fun day of craft stalls, singing, dancing, cake sales and games at Hayling College, as well as displays from the emergency services.

Fortunately for everyone's sake our volunteers weren't tasked with the singing or dancing, though Becky's cakes would have gone down a treat.

Instead they set up the Voluntary Agency Cell to show-off our force-multiplier skills to would-be Community Resilience Team volunteers.

 'Casualty' Lee Barnard takes one for the team as Serve On's Community Resilience Team helped Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service's car-cutting display at the Hayling Island 5 Schools' Family and Friends - 'Hi-5' spring fete.

'Casualty' Lee Barnard takes one for the team as Serve On's Community Resilience Team helped Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service's car-cutting display at the Hayling Island 5 Schools' Family and Friends - 'Hi-5' spring fete.

They also demonstrated some of the other kit we use, and explained our swift water rescue capabilities.

They even helped out with the car-rescue display by our friends from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, with Lee Barnard acting as the casualty to be cut out from the wrecked vehicle.

Students from the BCoT Uniformed Public Services were among those who turned up to watch the displays.

The inaugural fun day raised more than £8,000 for Hayling Island's five schools.

For more information on the Hi-5 event:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/170549113535164/about/

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