DAYS before Christmas a Bolton schoolgirl was presented with an
iPad after winning it as part of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue
Service's (GMFRS) Bonfire Night safety campaign.
Treacle competition winner, Rebecca Downs-Ford was given her
prize by ACFO Peter O'Reilly, Borough Manager Ian Bailey and the
Bolton Community Safety team during a special assembly on Thursday,
ACFO O'Reilly said: "It's fantastic that Rebecca has won our
Treacle iPad competition and all because she learnt about having a
safe and happy Bonfire Night from GMFRS.
"I'd like to say thank you to the thousands of young people who
entered and I'm pleased to say that this year we had one of the
safest and quietest Bonfire Night's in recent years, with very few
"That was undoubtedly down to the hard work of GMFRS
firefighters and community safety teams, Treacle campaign partners
and young people like Rebecca, who listen and take heed of Bonfire
The 12-year-old Ladybridge High School pupil filled in a survey
after CSA Apprentice's Gary Manville and Beth Pearson delivered a
Bonfire Night safety presentation at the school in October.