Who’s in what zone?

Operational Emergency Services Zone One

Avon Fire and Rescue Service: Meet the team, try a physical test and learn more about safety.

Urban Search and Rescue: showcasing our national resilience capabilities that ensure community safety through location extraction and stabilisation in structural collapse

Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service: Showcasing community campaigns.
Avon and Somerset Police: Public order tactics and  demonstrations.
Road Safety and Road traffic Police and Fire teams: Road safety display and promoting road safety.

Other organisations providing you safety and reassurance on the day will be:

Highways England, Organ Donation, Mendip Advanced Motorists, South Western Ambulance, SARAID, Community resilience team.


Neighbourhood, Zone Two

Meet some of the organisations and volunteers that we work with in our local communities including:

SARI (Support Against Racism and Inequality), Citizens Academy, ASNWA,  NHS Blood and Transport, Brigstowe Project, Mavis Bus, Life Skills, Wessex 4×4 Response, Environment Agency and Guide Dogs for the Blind.

This is also where you will find the team from Avon and Somerset’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Search and Rescue 

Zone Three

This is the place to see our Horse and Dog Displays, Volunteer Police Cadet Presentation and Awards.

Check out the event timetable for timings of each of the displays.
In this zone you will also find:  YMCA (+Dulverton Group)  Climbing Wall, Great Western Air, Ambulance, HM Coastguard Teams, Maritime Volunteer Service, Gloucestershire Cave Rescue Team, RNLI Portishead, Exmoor Search and Rescue and Mendip Cave Rescue



Zone Four

In this zone you can join our Major Crime team and take part in an interactive investigation. Work alongside our teams to learn more about criminal investigations.

Find out more about our junior detectives.


Zone Five

Firearms: Black Rock demonstrates Firearm Tactics, Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC)

Map of the area

Find your zones that you want to attend.

Junior Detectives Investigation Hunt

Come to Zone 4 and become a junior detective for the day.


“A 14 year old ‘high risk’ missing person who has gone missing following communications online with an unknown person. We need your help to find them,” said Detective Constable Lisa Matthews.

In the scenario we aim to highlight the dangers of being online and for young people taking part to think about and review their own social media footprint.
Come along and sign up your children on the day. This is a popular event and so please come early to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the Junior Detective Investigation Hunt is recommended for children aged 10+ due to the content of the scenarios we are asking them to investigate.  However participation is at parent/carer’s discretion. Please do have a chat to one of the team at the stand to find out more. The activity will commence at regular intervals throughout the day. You can book a time slot in Zone 4

Police and Fire HQ, Valley Road, Portishead Bristol BS20 8JJ

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