Welcome to the website for the official emergency services day, part of the National Emergency Services Memorial, a Registered Charity in England and Wales (1172996). The NESM and 999 Day launched at the emergency services show at the Birmingham NEC on 20th September 2017.

Message from The Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP

“I’m proud to support this National Memorial and the creation of an official emergency services day. The men and women of our emergency services are there for us when we need them most. As a nation, we are indebted to them for their courage and their sacrifice and it is absolutely right that we should honour their incredible service in this very special way.”

We are honoured that the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rt Hon Theresa May MP has given her backing to this Official Emergency Services Day campaign, and to the National Emergency Services Memorial. We thank the Prime Minister for her support, we too thank her Prime Ministerial predecessors for their backing on the NESM campaign; David Cameron, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair and Sir John Major.

What is Emergency Services Day?

Our aim is simple, to promote the work of the emergency services, promote efficiency, educate the public, and promote volunteering opportunities. Volunteers are an essential part of the emergency services and they play a core part in keeping Britain safe. Such volunteering roles include; Special Constables, Retained Firefighters, NHS Community Responders, St John Ambulance, RNLI, Search and Rescue and Coastguard volunteers.

Whilst we are part of the Emergency Services Memorial, the 999 Day is an excellent opportunity for other emergency services charities to fundraise, raise their profile and participate in this event. Inspired by the Armed Forces Day, we are looking forward to promoting the excellent work our emergency services do.

The Committee will make an announcement in April 2018, when details of 999 day 2018 will be revealed.

To get involved in Emergency Services Day check out this page. Why not also like us on Facebook: @Official999Day, and follow us on Twitter @Official999Day.

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