July - September 2010
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has recorded its lowest number of working days lost due to sickness absence in the last five years.
ITV Central Weather Presenter Lucy Kite has joined forces with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) to help support a charity event to raise cash for injured firefighters. The local star is flying the flag for The Ladies’ Driving Challenge, which will be hosted by NFRS and will raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.
Stapleford Fire Station will be opening its doors to the public this weekend when it hosts a special Fun Day aimed at giving local members of the community a behind-the-scenes view of the Service. Those attending the event, 11am-3pm on 24 July, will be treated to a road traffic extrication demonstration, where a crew will cut ‘casualties’ out of a car. There will also be cycle coding, colouring and activities workstations and a climbing wall, as well as the chance to Beat the Goalie while wearing special ‘beer goggles’, which replicate the impairment to your senses caused by alcohol.
A Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Station Manager has taken up a role working with a multi-agency organisation aimed at reducing the level and impact of crime and substance misuse in Nottingham. The new secondment is aimed at furthering the Service’s current involvement with The Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership (CDP) and will complement the services provided within the city.
Firefighters are warning householders and gardeners to take great care this summer when burning rubbish in their gardens.
BMX biking, non-contact boxing and free gym admission are just some of the activities on offer to young people in Warsop this summer as part of a collaboration between Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and local partner agencies.
Four firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service will be proving they’ve got nerves of steel this Sunday when they battle it out in the first Outlaw Ironman Triathlon to be held in Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has joined forces with Nottingham-based charity APAS (Alcohol Problems Advice Service) as part of an initiative aimed at preventing some of the county’s most vulnerable people from falling victim to fire.
Fire extinguisher maintenance experts from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are launching themselves as a private company from 1 September.
Television actress Su Pollard has become the latest celebrity to throw her support behind the Ladies’ Driving Challenge, a fantastic fundraising event hosted by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service on behalf of The Fire Fighters Charity.
Newark Fire Station will be opening its doors on Saturday 18 September, allowing visitors to find out more about the work of their local firefighters.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is participating in a Safety Zone event at Holme Pierrepont this week – a multi agency event designed to teach school children, aged between 9 – 11 years, about safety and the prevention of accidental injuries in a realistic setting.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has sponsored Ashfield School’s Uniformed Services Programme by providing its pupils with NFRS polo shirts.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) will be supporting this year’s National Schools’ Fire Safety Week – 4 – 8 October 2010 – a national initiative co-ordinated by The Fire Fighters Charity and the Communities and Local Government Fire Kills Campaign to help raise awareness of the dangers of fire and educate children about fire safety.