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Designed to Race: Ayrton Senna

“Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose” This famous Ayrton Senna quote objectively describes his approach to both life and racing. The Brazilian is one of the most celebrated Formula One racers of all time,...
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Creative Sleeping Areas for Open Plan Homes

Open plan homes are getting more and more popular as do small studio apartments. And if the former allow bedrooms to stand separately, it’s much more challenging to get any privacy in the latter. That’s why we poked around the...
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The International Emergency Team

Introduction to IET The International Emergency Team (IET) is a voluntary organisation born following the efforts of Mehrban Sadiq, from the Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service, to increase the standards of fire safety overseas. The IET is primarily...
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Fire at restaurant closes main road through Alfreton

Tackling the blaze A main road through a town was closed following a fire at a restaurant overnight. The blaze broke out at around 4.50am in King Street, Alfreton, on Thursday, March 23 and the road remains closed with emergency...
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Dene Sanders, the chief fire officer and chief executive of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, who is to retire.

Retirement announced for chief executive of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service

Dene Sanders, the chief fire officer and chief executive of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, who is to retire. After almost 31 years in the Fire service, the chief fire officer and chief executive of Humberside Fire and Rescue Service,...
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Notts Fire & Rescue supports NTU student in new fire helmet design

Staff from the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) Equipment Team have been working closely with a product design student from at Nottingham Trent University in recent months – resulting in the design of a brand new fire helmet. Alex...
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The Best Workouts For The New Year

Struggling to muster the enthusiasm to get in shape? Maybe it’s time to try something new… There could hardly be a tougher time to keep fit than midwinter. If the temptations of the festive season weren’t enough to put us off,...
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Do smoke-free stoves really save lives?

A big clinical trial in Malawi was expected to show children are less likely to die of pneumonia if they live in a home where food is cooked on a smoke-free stove rather than an open fire. Instead it suggests...
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Firestyle Supports Team Noble for the Atlantic Row 2017

Four Scottish men whose combined rowing experience, until recently, was watching Team GB rowing in the 2012 Olympic Games – are taking on The Atlantic Row 2017. Pictured L-R: Blair Elliot, Iain Dickson, Allan Huntly, Kris Elliot – Team Noble...
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14 Major Travel Scams To Avoid

On my first big non-tour trip, I got scammed twice on the same day. My friend Scott and I had just arrived in Thailand. We were in Bangkok trying to find a boat cruise to take us up and down...
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Short breaks in December

My husband and I would like to go on a short break in December, where would you suggest and what can we do while we are away? There are numerous options for short-haul travel in December, in addition to the...
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How You Can Help Stop Animal Abuse In The Tourism Industry

Dear Travellers, While I was in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, eating kottu (a traditional spicy stir-fry of shredded roti bread with vegetables and chicken), I noticed a scene outside the restaurant that I’ve witnessed many times before: tourists riding an elephant....
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