Midhurst Rainbows learn how to tackle a crisis

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IT’S always good to have someone around who knows what to do in an emergency and young members of the Midhurst Rainbows group have been finding out just how to cope.

They have been choosing activities for another challenge badge that is incorporating what to do ‘In an Emergency’.

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And among the activities on the agenda has been a useful visit to Midhurst fire station and a meeting with the town’s firefighters who know exactly what to do in an emergency

They were welcomed by crew manager Matt Gamblen and other members of the Midhurst Fire and Rescue crew who quickly got the girls thinking about who they should call in an emergency.

The Rainbows also enjoyed a visit from The Rev Dave Willis, vicar of the Midhurst Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene and St Deny’s.

He came to talk to them about what Harvest Festival was all about and how Midhurst could help anyone who was short of food.

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He introduced them to the idea of what it would be like if they did not have enough food to eat and explained how The Midhurst Food Bank could possibly help with this type of emergency.

More ‘In an Emergency’ activities are still to follow and these include a visit from a lollipop lady and a St John’s Ambulance and crew.

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