#OurBlueLight 
Mental Health Relay

The relay will be stopping off at different cities and locationthroughout its journey of the North of England. Every weekend there will be an event, with the local emergency & essential service's & community groups getting the torch and taking it to the next location, via any means, whether that be run, cycle or even kayaking!
Details for the relay are in the final stages of planning, please get in touch with the team if you would like to join in or have any suggestions on how we can make this event one of the biggest and most engageing mental health events of 2017
  1. Mental Health Relay Launch Day
    10am - 3pm
    LAUNCH DAY! Join us on Blackpool Promenade for launch day, the torch will set sail to Southport. The event will run on the Comedy Carpet and will be supported by an Emergency Services Day around the comedy Carpet. Services involved: North West Ambulance Service; Blackpool Beach Patrol; Blackpool RNLI; Lytham RNLI; Lancashire Fire and Rescue; Southport Rescue
    29
    April
  2. Southport to Liverpool
    12:00-14:00
    Today the torch will travel from Southport Fire and Ambulance Station to Merseyside Police HQ in Liverpool via an array of vintage emergency vehicles. Services involved: Lancashire Fire and Rescue; Mersey Fire and Rescue; Lancashire Police: Mersey Police; North West Ambulance Service
    30
    April
  3. Liverpool to Chester
    10am onwards
    This weekend the torch will travel from Merseyside Police HQ in Liverpool to Cheshire Police HQ via Mersey Tunnel Police. Mersey Police will start the walk from Liverpool City Centre on to Mersey Tunnel Police Station Services involved: Mersey Police; Mersey Tunnel Police; Cheshire Police; Cheshire Fire and Rescue
    7th
    May
  4. Chester to Warrington
    08:00 onwards
    This weekend the torch will travel from Cheshire Police HQ via a marathon style walk through to Warrington Ambulance Station Services involved: Cheshire Police; Cheshire Fire and Rescue; North West Ambulance Service
    13
    May
  5. Leigh to Manchester
    Times TBC
    Over the following two days, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service will be travelling with the torch via the Bridgewater Canal with the Water Incident and Motor Boat Unit and then cycled to North West Ambulance Service's Manchester Emergency Control Room Services involved: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
    19/20th
    May
  6. Great Manchester Run
    Approx 12:00
    This weekend the torch will travel to Manchester Prison from the North West Ambulance Service - Manchester Emergency Control Room. A team of emergency and essential service personnel will be running as part of the Great Manchester Run 10K. All welcome! Services involved: Variety of emergency and essential services
    28th
    May
  7. Wymott Prison
    Times TBC
    This week the torch will travel from Manchester Prison through all the different prisons up to Lancashire where it will be handed over to the Lancashire Blue Light Walking Group Services involved: HMP services; Lancashire Blue Light Walking Group
    28th May - 2nd
    May/June
  8. Peak District Event - Passing of Torch to Yorkshire
    13:00 = New Mills Carnival
    This weekend the torch will accompany the Lancashire Blue Light Walking Group, Derbyshire Emergency Services and Glossop MRT up Kinder Scout and be a part of the New Mills Carnival Parade. The torch will then be driven by ambulance to Sheffield to be handed over to Yorkshire Ambulance Service across the border. Services involved: LBLWG; Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Glossop MRT. Derbyshire Emergency Services.
    10th
    June
  9. Yorkshire Event - Passing of Torch to North East
    Times TBC
    This weekend the torch will pass from the Yorkshire border over to North East, we will have an event to mark this - more details to follow...
    5th
    August
  10. North East Region from 12th August till the 9th September
    Times TBC
    Torch relay around the North East Region UK from 12th August till the 9th September
    TBC
  11. North East Event - Passing of Torch to North West
    Times TBC
    This weekend the torch will pass from the North East back to the North West, we will have an event to mark this - more details to follow...
    9
    Sept
  12. Brampton to Carlisle
    Times TBC
    This weekend the torch will travel from Brampton to Carlisle, more details to follow...
    10
    Sept
  13. Blue Light Walk - Carlisle to Blackpool
    Times TBC
    This week the Blue Light Walk will return for the last week of the Mental Health Relay, details to follow...
    16/22
    Sept
  14. Mental Health Relay/Blue Light Walk - Last Leg
    Times TBC
    Details on our exciting Last Leg event to follow! Last year this event was well attended and we want to build on it this year by creating an even bigger and better event than last year.
    22
    Sept
  15. Warrington to Leigh
    10:30
    The torch will be accompanying North West Ambulance Service personnel on a 3 legged race from Warrington Ambulance Station to Leigh Fire Station Services involved: North West Ambulance Service
    14th
    May
  16. Sheffield and South Yorkshire
    Title
    TBC
    10th
    June
  17. West Yorkshire
    Title
    TBC
    17th
    June
  18. North Yorkshire
    Title
    TBC
    24th
    June
  19. North and East Yorkshire
    Title
    TBC
    1st
    July
  20. York
    Title
    TBC
    8th
    July
  21. Harrogate and the Yorkshire Dales
    Title
    TBC
    15th
    July
  22. Hull
    Title
    TBC
    22nd
    July
  23. Scarborough
    Title
    TBC
    29th
    July