Football and fire engines to keep Battle kids entertained during summer

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Battle firefighters and the baptist church have teamed up to help families make the most of the summer holidays by combining football and fire engines.

Children will be able to look around a fire engine and take part in football training for free at Battle Recreation Ground from 10am to 4pm every Wednesday from next week (July 27), to August 31.

Activities are aimed for children aged between five and 12 and families can just turn up on the day, but kids must be accompanied by an adult.

If the football training sessions are already underway, there will be an inflatable goal for the children to practise their skills while they wait for the next session.

There will also be the chance to find out about healthy eating and exercise for kids and get advice from firefighters on how to keep families safe whether out and about or at home.

Football training session times are 10-10.45am, 11-11.45am, 1-1.45pm and 2-2.45pm.

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