PRESS RELEASE: TRAM SUNDAY RETAIN MAIN SPONSOR
11Nov, 2012 Re 2013 Event.
CHRIS ALLEN GARAGES LTD sponsor Tram Sunday for a 3rd year.
Agreement has recently been reached by the Tram Sunday Committee & Chris Allen Garages Ltd for a 3rd consecutive year of sponsorship of Tram Sunday 2013, which will be held on July 21st.
The news was presented by the chairman Robert Brown at a Tram Sunday Committee meeting last Thursday and was received with great delight by the members. “This will ensure the sound financial footing required to move forward with this year’s event”, said Mr Brown. Chris Allen Garages Ltd have seen the commercial value that this huge event brings to the town, the committee are extremely grateful for the confidence and generous backing given to us by this local company.
Tram Sunday is recognised as one of the most important events in the whole of the North West of England bringing transport lovers and day trippers to Fleetwood’s town centre for a FREE family day out. Restored to profit last year, after a year of absence and despite the worst weather in its long history, it is set to remain a jewel in the towns crown for many years to come. Derek Eaton, Chairman of Fleetwood Chamber of Trade & Commerce said he was delighted with the news of the sponsorship, especially for the town’s traders.
Training Award for Marshalls
The Tram Sunday Committee, currently seeking Marshalls and First Aiders for this year’s event, is introducing a training scheme with an award for completion of a short seminar in crowd and vehicle management. The award will be presented by the committee and could be used to show competence for other events which require Marshalling. The training will be in two parts, Health & Safety and Crowd & Vehicle control. Anyone interested in becoming a Tram Sunday Marshall should contact Robert Brown on 07946537950 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also required are First Aiders who are practically capable of administering first line Aid in the event of an accident.