Posts Tagged "Police"

A ‘heartbreaking’ fire has destroyed a historic rugby clubhouse

Volunteers at Deri Mini RFC in Hengoed, have vowed to keep their team playing this season after the blaze tore through the historic clubhouse, destroying the building A historic rugby clubhouse has been destroyed by a deliberate fire – but…

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Fire service spend data published on common national procurement needs

Home Office publishes per unit costs of purchases by 45 organisations across England in bid to encourage collaborative buying; direct comparison of information said to be complicated The Home Office has published what it says is the first ever national…

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Policing and Crime Bill: Questions raised over practicalities of policing reforms

Dods Monitoring’s Sabine Tyldesley details the most contentious proposals in the Policing and Crime Bill. With the £23 million Home Office funding for police-led transformation projects announced, one more step has been made toward reforming policing; a process relatively untouched…

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RAF helicopter goes up in flames after ‘technical issue’

An RAF helicopter burst into flames after being forced to do a ‘precautionary landing’ in Snowdonia due to a ‘technical issue’. The Ministry of Defence said all four people on board had got off safely and were ‘accounted for’. Emergency…

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Suffolk police and fire officers battle it out on the football pitch for children’s charity

A charity football match between Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and Suffolk police took place at Great Cornard FC on Friday. A charity football match between Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and Suffolk police took place at Great Cornard FC…

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Boy drowns in canal while ‘tombstoning’ in South Yorkshire

Body of missing 11-year-old recovered in Rotherham, while a mother of three drowns in Great Ouse river in Bedford An 11-year-old boy whose body was pulled from a canal may have been tombstoning with a group of friends, firefighters have…

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Fire service considers police collaboration as it plans to build new station

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is considering collaboration with Cambridgeshire Constabulary regarding its plans to build a new fire station, training facility and headquarters in Huntingdon. The late offer by Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite was put to…

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Fire service urged to pause multi million pound facility after new offer from the police and crime commissioner

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has been urged to “pull the breaks” on its plans for a new multi-million pound headquarters. The message comes from police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire, Jason Ablewhite, after he requested that the organisation put…

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Emergency services sign new collaboration agreement

Emergency services have joined forces in a pledge to work even closer together for the benefit of the public. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFS), Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and Northumbria Police along with their three…

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Police and special forces carry out major counter-terrorism exercise in Wales

Hundreds of officers from the emergency services from across South Wales were involved in the exercise Police and special forces have carried out a major counter-terrorism exercise designed to simulate a Paris-style gun and bomb attack on a public venue….

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