Posts Tagged "Collaboration"

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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Seaford Head search operation launched after large cliff fall

East Sussex fire and rescue service says it has been called to support coastguard, although no one has been reported missing A search operation has been launched by firefighters and the coastguard after a large cliff fall, although no one…

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Scheme where firefighters worked with paramedics on medical callouts is extended

A life-saving scheme that saw firefighters work alongside paramedics to attend medical emergencies has been extended to later in the year following some “outstanding outcomes”. Last November, crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were sent out as emergency first…

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Training to deal with response to terror attack in North East

Northumbria Police has led a multi-agency training exercise at one of Europe’s biggest shopping centres – to test emergency service response to a major incident. In the early hours of Wednesday (May 17) an exercise was held at intu Metrocentre…

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New partnership aims to encourage on-call recruitment

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is delighted to announce its latest partnership scheme with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Neath Port Talbot Adult Community Learning (NPT-ACL). Firefighter For A Week – is both a…

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