Clap for our community!

Swanage residents were out on the streets last night clapping in support of key workers and NHS staff. At 8pm, they joined in with the rest of the UK showing their appreciation for all the work that those in the frontline are doing in the fight against coronavirus.

Swanage firefighters, local heroes themselves, stood on the forecourt of the fire station in Kings Road West to applaud their emergency service colleagues

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Working under extreme conditions

Swanage Fire Station posted a video on social media and added:

“Pleased to be able to show our support for the wonderful NHS workers and all other emergency services and key workers who are working under extreme conditions and pressure at the moment. Well done everyone”

Pleased to be able to show our support for the wonderful NHS workers and all other emergency services and key workers who are working under extreme conditions and pressure at the moment. Well done everyone 👏👏

Posted by Swanage Fire Station on Thursday, 9 April 2020

Local resident, Sam Whaley also captured on video the moment at 8pm when the whole of Swanage started clapping.

Amazing turnout to clap for the NHS 👏

Posted by Sam Whaley on Thursday, 9 April 2020

Meanwhile local chocolatiers, Chococo showed their appreciation for the Swanage Ambulance crews by dropping off a selection of suitably seasonal chocolate goodies, which were a welcome surprise for the team.

Ambulance car with chocolate gifts
MARTIN PROUTEN

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