Posts Tagged "Honours"

Cheshire rescue dog awarded ‘Animal OBE’

An extraordinary search and rescue dog from Cheshire was honoured today (Thursday 16 March 2017) by leading vet charity PDSA for his devotion to duty in some of the world’s most challenging regions. At a special ceremony at Manchester Town…

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Fisherman Honoured With Award

Cyril Bates’ quick thinking has been praised by Leicester Fire and Rescue Services after his swift actions saved another man’s life. Cyril, from Tamworth was awarded with the Chief Fire and Rescue Officer Certificate of Commendation. It follows an incident…

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Firefighter gets top award from animal rescue royalty

A firefighter who changed the face of equine rescue has been awarded a prestigious gong from the Princess Royal for his pioneering work. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Animal Rescue Manager Jim Green, 43, helped develop ground-breaking techniques that saved…

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Fire service reflects on a successful award-winning 2016

The service began the year with Trevor McIIwaine, a now retired group manager, being recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours, being awarded The Queen’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service has started the year…

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North Wales Fire and Rescue service become first ‘dementia friendly’ organisation

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has become the first organisation in North Wales to receive official recognition as ‘Working to become Dementia Friendly’. The service has been recognised for working in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society to help those…

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Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service scoops Queen’s Fire Service award

A Chief Fire officer has been recognised for his dedication to a life-saving service in the latest New Year Honours list. Chris Davies, Chief Fire Officer of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service was awarded the Queen’s Fire…

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Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service hits response times targets but slow on 999 calls

Oxfordshire Fire Service beat all its targets for average response times over the course of the past 12 months, according to an annual report to go before the county council this week. In 2015/16, officers attended a total of 5,997…

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New Year’s Honours 2017:​ Essex County Fire and Rescue Service community worker Donna Finch gets MBE

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s community development and safeguarding manager has been awarded an MBE for services to children, young people and vulnerable adults in the community. Donna Finch, from Burnham-on-Crouch, has been recognised in appreciation of the role…

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Coventry Fire Stations Recognised By The AFSA

Coventry firefighters were part of a great success for the West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service at the latest meeting in London of the Asian Fire Service Association, which promotes diversity across all Fire and Rescue Services. Coventry stations were…

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Hampshire fire officer picked for top London role

A fire chief who is taking on one of the top jobs in the country describes himself as “an accidental firefighter”. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Assistant Chief Officer Steve Apter has been handpicked to be London Fire Brigade’s Interim Deputy Commissioner. As Director…

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