The wonderful people at Northfield Fire Station (Red Watch) have been awarded the ‘Flame of Hope’ award by Cancer Research UK (CRUK) for their support of The Race for Life.

Representative from CRUK, Lorna Hartley, visited the Northfield station today (19th June) to present the award to Watch Commander Ade Lyden, Debbie Reeves (organiser of Race For Life at Cofton Park) from the West Midlands Fire Service and Red Watch Firefighters.

The annual Flame of Hope Awards celebrate CRUK’s most inspiring volunteers and supporters from across the charity.

Over 1200 Flame of Hope awards have presented since 2003 to thank the committed individuals who give their time and energy to help beat cancer sooner.

Watch Commander Ade Lyden said: “Northfield station are delighted to provide ongoing support to Cancer Research UK. Through events such as the Race for Life we are supporting vital research into fighting against cancer, which affects 1 in 2 of us at some point in our life.”

If you’d like more information about this year’sRace for Life  event on 13th July at Cofton Park, please see here.

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