Posts Tagged "Events"

Young Borderers take part in fire safety day

Young Borderers who are part of the TD1 Youth Hub have completed a Fire Skills course at Galashiels firestation over the summer. The aim of the initiative, run by Scottish Borders Council and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, was to…

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North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016

Tall Ships Regatta, August 26-29, Blyth, Northumberland. To mark the diamond anniversary of the Tall Ships Races which first took place in 1956, this year sees the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta being held from August 26-29 at the deep…

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Taster days for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Events in Winsford, Crewe, Warrington and Ellesmere Port Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is holding a series of firefighter taster days to encourage a more diverse workforce ahead of an autumn recruitment drive. The service is committed to ensuring that…

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Gypsies and Travellers given fire safety training at Appleby Fair

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has been training Gypsies and Travellers in how to tackle small scale fires on the first day (2 June 2016) of the annual Appleby Horse Fair which runs from 2-8 June. The training was provided…

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Ignition: The All-new Motoring Festival

IGNITION festival of motoring launches in Scotland this summer Red Bull Racing, David Coulthard and The Stig in action on bespoke Glasgow street circuit Three-day motoring festival to take over the SECC and surrounding streets. The sight and awesome sound…

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Fire service concept car at Staffordshire County Show

Crews will be showcasing the service’s hi-tech concept car and a fire ranger vehicle during the annual Staffordshire County Show during half term week. The VF4 Ford Focus ST concept car has been kitted out with state-of-the-art equipment to simulate…

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London Marathon challenge!

Firefighters are limbering up for this year’s London Marathon! Watch Commander Darrell Hird and Firefighter Holly Stuart will be completing the 26.2 mile run this Sunday (April 24). Holly, who works in the Control Room at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue…

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SFRS and Police Scotland support child abuse prevention charity on ‘Highland Hero Day’

Both agencies teamed up with Highland charity Safe, Strong and Free – a primary abuse program aimed at reducing the vulnerability of young children to abuse and assault Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland today (25 January 2016)…

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British Coarse Team 2014

A worm at one end … And a fool at the other

This famous saying about anglers and their sport that non-converted folk agree with misses the fact that angling is much more than dangling a worm in an expanse of water trying to catch an elusive creature or monster. Angling in…

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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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