The local primary is taking part in a special charity event in partnership with Flintshire Foodbank at the Deeside Leisure Center

Local primary schools were recently welcomed to the Deeside Leisure Center for a special charity event in partnership with Flintshire Foodbanks.

The event featured a range of sporting activities to promote the importance of wellness, and all schools in attendance brought a selection of student and parent food items to collect and donate to Flintshire Foodbanks.

The Aura Football Festival took place on the outdoor 3G pitches at Deeside Leisure Center and was supported by Liverpool Football Club Academy.

Indoor activities were also organized in the multisports hall with the Aura Coaching team.

All children who attended the Aura Football Festival received a medal and certificate, as well as a free session at the Aura Bouncy Park during the day.

Sports development manager Chris Moss, added:The event was supported by a group of young people who participate in the alternative offer program “Learning through sport and leisure” organized by Aura. »

“They have worked hard to complete various qualifications this year and have volunteered at this event as part of their Duke of Edinburgh award. The whole group did a great job helping to plan, organize and run the event and should be very proud of their efforts.

Gary Dixon, Aura’s head football coach, said the “It was a great day of sport and I just want to say a big thank you to all the kids and schools for their hard work over the past few weeks collecting items for Flintshire Foodbanks.”

“I hope they really enjoyed meeting new friends and taking part in the activities available at Deeside Leisure Center.”

“The entire Aura team would like to thank everyone for their contribution to Flintshire Foodbanks and hope that all attendees enjoyed the Aura Football Festival and Activity Day.”

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