Posts Tagged "Campaigns"

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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Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service backs mental health project

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing a nationwide project aimed at getting people talking more openly about mental health. The ‘Time to Talk Day’ on Thursday, February 2 is being run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness with…

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Rescued Teenager Backs Smoke Alarm Campaign

A teenager has backed a Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service campaign to encourage the use of smoke alarms after a device helped save her life. Lauren Woodward said she would not have been aware that a fire had started in…

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Fire service reminder to stay safe this Christmas

While fire and road safety remains important throughout the year, nothing is more disturbing for the fire and rescue service than seeing people’s lives ruined by house fires or families destroyed by the impact of road traffic collisions caused by…

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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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Bad parking and bizarre driving sparks fire service campaign

A new campaign has been launched as fire chiefs say the number of incidents in which motorists hinder emergency service vehicles with erratic driving and poor parking is worse than ever before. The #INeedMySpace campaign from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service comes after an…

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Fire and rescue services join forces for campaign

Mid and West and South Wales Fire and Rescue Services are collaborating on a Wholetime Firefighter Recruitment Campaign and both are hoping for a positive response within the registration period. During the month of November, Mid and West Wales Fire…

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Clacks fire service to reach out to most vulnerable

The Wee County fire service will launch a pilot programme to bolster its prevention strategy among the most vulnerable people in the community. Reducing accidental dwelling fires (ADFs) has become a major priority for the Scottish Fire & Service (SFRS)…

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Shock firework injuries video aims to hammer home Bonfire Night safety message

Fire chiefs are using a video featuring horrifically-scarred victims to highlight this year’s Bonfire Night safety campaign. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service has called this year’s campaign Scarred for Life, as it encourages everyone to stay safe and…

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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service launches recruitment drive

Have you ever wanted to pull someone from a burning building or rescue a cat from a tree? Now is your chance as Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched its latest recruitment drive for on-call firefighters. The service is…

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