First Responders nominated for award

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
South Armagh MLA Megan Fearon has congratulated the Crossmaglen First Responders on their nomination for a 2016 Shining Light Community Service/Project Volunteer award. crossmaglen first responders“It’s fantastic to see this excellent initiative being recognised in this way,” she said. “The commitment and dedication of the First Responders, ordinary men and women who give up their time to help those in their community when they are most in need, is inspirational. Fearon added, “Congratulations to everyone involved in the group. Awards aside, your hard work and commitment is appreciated by everyone in the community.” Councillor Terry Hearty said the nomination was well deserved. “I’m delighted to see the First Responders being honoured in this way,” he said.
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May June 2016 updated“In an area with shamefully poor ambulance cover they provide a vital service to the local community at a time when people need it most. He added, “Hopefully this nomination will not only highlight the excellent work done by these dedicated volunteers but also shine a light on why such a group is necessary in this area.”
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