Kirdford is planning for emergencies

RESIDENTS in and around Kirdford have the opportunity to get involved in emergency planning today (April 16).

Residents are being offered the chance to learn skills in basic first aid, tending to the vulnerable, project management in a crisis and compiling a skills register as part of the Kirdford Emergency Plan Event.

The event takes place today from 4pm-6pm and 7pm-9pm, at Kirdford Village Hall.

Open to all ages, the Kirdford Parish Council sponsored event will also be attended by key emergency services personnel.

Information and advice will be issued on a variety of topics relating to emergency planning.

For updates on the event follow the parish council on Twitter, @Kirdford.