Posts Tagged "Collaboration"

Telford council set to reject crime commissioner’s plan to take over Shropshire fire service

Telford & Wrekin Council has said it will not support plans for Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion to take over control of Shropshire’s fire service. Mr Campion wants to have a single joint commissioner for West Mercia Police, Shropshire…

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Police & Crime Panel Reject Commissioner’s Fire Plans

Watchdog body the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel is concerned about its capacity to hold North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner to account if proposed changes to how the county’s Fire and Rescue Service are governed go ahead. In…

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Plans for joint governance of police and fire services scrapped

Plans for Thames Valley’s police commissioner to take control and govern the fire service have been scrapped. Anthony Stansfeld, police and crime commissioner for Thames Valley, said after discussions with the three fire and rescue services in the area, a…

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County Council ‘No’ To Fire Commissioner

North Yorkshire County Council’s Executive has rejected calls for the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner to take over responsibility for the fire service, calling instead for a ‘stepped approach’ to changes to the way in which North Yorkshire Fire and…

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Sparks flying in rowover future of Shropshire fire service

The battle over the future of the fire service continues to rage with the county’s fire authority members lining up to pour cold water on plans from the region’s police and crime commissioner. The latest development in the bid from…

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Firefighters and police to join forces for missing persons searches

A pioneering partnership between firefighters and police has just been launched which will see both blue light services join forces to search for high-risk missing people – and it is already helping to save lives. The ground-breaking six-month pilot, between…

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Essex to become the first county to appoint a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

Essex will become the first county in the country to appoint a joint Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner. It was announced today (July 25) at the Essex Fire and Rescue Headquarters in Kelvedon that Roger Hirst will add the responsibility…

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Crime Commissioner Could Oversee NY Fire Service

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched a consultation proposing changes to the way the county’s fire service is overseen. Government and local stakeholders all agree that the way the police and fire services are currently governed…

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Police and Crime Commissioner launches consultation on improving police and fire collaboration in North Yorkshire

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched a consultation proposing changes to the way the county’s fire service is overseen. Government and local stakeholders all agree that the way the police and fire services are currently governed…

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Fireman Sam teams with Welsh Fire Service for 30th anniversary

‘We are thrilled to be partnering with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations for Fireman Sam,’ says Mattel’s Helen Genia. To mark the 30th anniversary of Fireman Sam, Mattel’s firefighter has teamed up…

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