British Firefighter Challenge 2017: The Results

On 29th July 2017, the second British Firefighter Challenge event went underway at Leicester’s De Montford University campus. Following the successes of Firestyle’s sponsorship of the first ever British Firefighter Challenge the year previous, Firestyle continued with its sponsorship of...
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Micky Nicholas: ‘The fire service was a negative environment for black people – but it’s changed’

Micky Nicholas joined the London Fire Brigade in 1990. ‘People patted me on the shoulder and clapped,’ he said, because they had never seen a black firefighter. When Michael – aka Micky – Nicholas, 53, joined the London fire brigade...
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Vegans, vegetarians and now… reducetarians

For anyone who has tried to cut out meat entirely and failed, there’s a new movement which tries to take a more pragmatic approach Unlike drinking, exercise and home cooking, being vegetarian is seen as a black-and-white deal. You either...
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Cumbria Fire & Rescue call for chimneys to be swept

CFRS is urging homeowners to get their chimneys swept In the last three years Cumbria Fire & Rescue has been called out to almost 400 chimney fires. ‘Enjoy the fire you want, not the one you don’t’ – is the...
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Shane Walsh tragedy: Shrewsbury dad’s death casts spotlight on safety

The death of Shane Walsh has again cast the spotlight on the issue of river safety in Shrewsbury, with more questions today being asked about what can be done to prevent a repeat of the tragedy. Floral tributes left near...
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Fire service team flies to Romania for ‘World Rescue Challenge’

A team of firefighters deployed to cut people from their vehicles following crashes on Oxfordshire’s roads competed in an international competition. Members of Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s extrication team were in Romania – competing against other extrication teams from...
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British Firefighter Challenge 2017: The Results

On 29th July 2017, the second British Firefighter Challenge event went underway at Leicester’s De Montford University campus. Following the successes of Firestyle’s sponsorship of the first ever British Firefighter Challenge the year previous, Firestyle continued with its sponsorship of...
Read More

Vegans, vegetarians and now… reducetarians

For anyone who has tried to cut out meat entirely and failed, there’s a new movement which tries to take a more pragmatic approach Unlike drinking, exercise and home cooking, being vegetarian is seen as a black-and-white deal. You either...
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Team Noble: 125 Days To Go

Credit: Weir Photography With less than 125 days to go until the 2017 Talisker Whiskey Challenge, Team Noble have treated us to their latest photo shoot. In November 2016, Firestyle announced that they were a proud sponsor of Team Noble’s...
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The British student who wants you to study in North Korea

Tea time at the “international friendship” house North Korea frightens the world with its missile tests and threats of pre-emptive nuclear strikes. This is precisely why a British student thinks it’s time to try making friends with North Koreans –...
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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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