Posts Tagged "Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service"

Firefighting is about ingenuity, not just strength. Women like me are an asset

I’ve been in the fire service for 27 years and was one of the first female firefighters in Bedfordshire when I joined. The numbers have risen since then but women still only amount to 5% of the firefighters in England…

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Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service honoured with silver award

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service have been recognised with a silver award for the support that it has given to defence personnel in this year’s national Employment Recognition Scheme. The scheme was launched in 2014 for employers who recognise the…

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Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service looking to raise number of female firefighters

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a drive to recruit more female firefighters. A crew of women firefighters took to the road on Saturday as part of a Positive Action Day to increase the number of women in the emergency…

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Action to find more female firefighters for Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

A crew of female firefighters are taking to the road this Saturday as part of a Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Positive action day to increase the recruitment of women firefighters. The fire service is aware that there are few female…

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Warning issued after elderly couple rescued from River Ivel in Biggleswade

A warning has been issued to people walking by the River Ivel on the outskirts of Biggleswade after an elderly couple had to be rescued on Sunday afternoon. The emergency services were called to action after a man fell into…

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Fire service warns of the risks of field and grass fires

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people about the dangers of grass and field fires. They say they spread quickly and cause acres of damage. The advice is not to leave bottles or glass in woodlands and never throw…

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Spirit of Fire Winners Announced

The Charity’s 10th Spirit of Fire Awards took place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London on October 2, honouring 10 worthy winners and a wealth of inspirational nominees. Preceded by a reception with the Secretary of State…

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