Posts Tagged "Campaigns"

Notts Fire and Rescue Service ends recruitment freeze as retirements increase

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service lifted a five-year recruitment freeze on full-time firefighters because of an increasing number of retirements. The service has launched its ‘Yes You Can’ campaign as it bids to take on more on-call firefighters, also known…

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Shropshire firefighters saving lives in Romania

The lives of 18 Romanian mothers and children were saved by smoke alarms fitted as part of a Shropshire led campaign to improve fire safety in rural parts of Transylvania, it has been revealed. A major fire broke out in…

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Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service receives international recognition

Following on from the success of Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week last week, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service is honoured to be awarded The Rescue Capability Development Award, in recognition of its improvement and investment in water rescue capability….

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Fire and Rescue Service urges public to Be Water Aware

This weeks, 24-30 April 2017, is Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week and Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has pledged its support to the UK wide campaign – Be Water Aware, to raise awareness of the…

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Oxfordshire fire chief Simon Furlong pledges to improve diversity in service

A drive to make Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service more diverse has been made a top priority by the county’s new fire chief. Simon Furlong, who officially took over the role last week, says he wants to inspire more women…

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Wake up to the deadly risk: smoking is the biggest fire killer

Smokers are being warned that they must wake up to the deadly dangers of smoking – especially when tired – as Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, as part of the national Fire Kills campaign, highlights that a third of all…

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Attacks on Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service double

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service have been subjected to double the attacks when out on duty. Prompting them to launch a campaign aimed at reducing incidents involving anti-social behaviour. A shocking increase of verbal and physical attacks on…

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Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service appeal for help in the fight against “fire crime”

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for the public’s help to join the fight against criminals who deliberately set fires in the county as part of Arson Awareness Week. “Fire crime” can have devastating effects with sometimes serious consequences…

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Fire service teams up with local film company for promo video

Following the launch of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue’s Inspirational To Aspirational wholetime recruitment campaign, the force has now released a brand new supporting promotional video made by Loughborough’s Affixxius Films. An award-winning Loughborough film company has worked within local communities…

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West Yorkshire Fire And Rescue Service Launch Recruitment Campaign

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is launching a major recruitment campaign to find the next generation of full-time firefighters. It is almost eight years since WYFRS employed new full-time (also known as wholetime) firefighters, so thousands of applicants are…

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