Posts Tagged "Police"

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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Shropshire fire service takeover bid: Call for rethink on police and crime commissioner’s plans

Four council leaders have united to tell the region’s police and crime commissioner they want a re-think over his plan to take over the governance of Shropshire’s fire service. It has emerged that the leaders of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin,…

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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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Unions warn of risk to Shropshire’s fire and control centre

A Fire Brigades Union secretary has warned of serious concerns over a bid by West Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner to take control of the county’s fire service. Matt Lamb, Brigade Secretary for Shropshire said the county’s fire service is…

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Police boss calls for merged Thames Valley fire service

Merging Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service with others in the Thames Valley would be ‘far more efficient’ and ‘totally logical’, the police commissioner of the area has claimed. Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld said Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire fire…

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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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SNP: Tories withhold £140m from Scotland’s emergency services

The SNP has accused the Tories of withholding £140m from Scotland’s police and fire services over the last four years. Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are the only blue-light services unable to recover their VAT bill…

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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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Emergency services work together to rescue vulnerable woman from bridge

Gloucestershire Police officers worked with Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue on Tuesday evening (April 11th) to rescue a woman who had climbed onto the Hempsted Bridge in Gloucester. The Ambulance Service was also in attendance. Officers were alerted to the woman…

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