Posts Tagged "Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service"

Swansea Bay Electric Bicycle Trial

On Monday, 21st August 2017, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service launched their electric bicycle trial for their Business Fire Safety team in Swansea. In their approach to continually reduce their carbon foot print, as well as promote…

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Avon Fire & Rescue appoint interim fire chief

An Interim Chief Fire Officer has been appointed at Avon Fire & Rescue Service. Mike Crennell from Mid and West Wales Fire & Rescue Service will be joining the team on a six month contract, temporarily replacing CFO Kevin Pearson….

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New Chair and Deputy Chair appointed to Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority appointed a new Chair and Deputy Chair at its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday (7 June 2017). Ceredigion Councillor Rowland Rees Evans and previous Deputy Chair of the Authority of was appointed…

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Roaring Success For Cruz Cymru

On Saturday, 3rd June 2017, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service launched a new event at The Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells. The first ever Cruz Cymru event was a roaring success.   It was a road safety…

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Tumble Dryer Safety – Keep your family and home safe

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) is urging the public to be aware of the dangers posed by tumble dryers and to abide by key safety tips, to keep themselves and their families safe. Between June 1st…

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Fire crews see £9 million slashed from budget

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service say the 20 per cent cut to their budget has been achieved by changing the way some of its stations are crewed and by refining some of their business processes. Despite the…

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Three female firefighters crew Wholetime Fire Appliance at Llanelli Station

Monday, 15th May 2017, will be remembered as a notable date within Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s proud history. At 8:30am, on the Monday morning, and for the first time in the Service’s history, three female firefighters…

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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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Firefighter inspired by his son to climb Pen y Fan 10 times in 24 hours

On Saturday, May 13th, Port Talbot Firefighter, Craig Hedges and his wife Leanne will aim to conquer the summit of Pen-y-Fan, the highest mountain in South Wales, ten times in 24 hours for charity. In February 2014, Craig and Leanne’s son,…

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Fire and Rescue Service urges public to Be Water Aware

This weeks, 24-30 April 2017, is Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week and Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has pledged its support to the UK wide campaign – Be Water Aware, to raise awareness of the…

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