October - December 2010
Firefighters are urging people to make sure they check on their elderly and vulnerable relatives and neighbours this Christmas to ensure they are not putting themselves at risk by trying to save money during the cold snap.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has received formal recognition of its commitment to equality in providing services to the public and as employers.
Today (Monday), the Government announced an end to its project to introduce a national network of regional fire and rescue service control centres.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) must make significant savings if it is to deliver services and balance the books over the next two years.
Following the recent spell of severe cold weather, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is receiving an influx of calls from people across the region, reporting burst water pipes and leaks in their properties.
Carlton firefighters are to move into their brand new fire station on Tuesday 14 December after almost a year of watching it being built on the site of their old one.
The work of Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Control Operators is to be highlighted on national television when the Service features in an episode of the BBC’s ‘Real Rescues’ programme on Monday 13 December.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning of the dangers of faulty gas appliances, following a fire in Newark on Friday. A woman died in the property, although the cause of her death is still unknown.
Officers from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Fire Protection Team are visiting retailers across the county in a bid to make sure that the correct fire risk assessments are in place to cope with increased customer numbers in the run up to Christmas and during the January sales.
If you’ve noticed a lot of firefighters sporting moustaches lately, rather than trying to start a new fashion trend, there is a good chance they have been taking part in Movember – a worldwide event that raises money for The Prostate Cancer Charity.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and Nottinghamshire Police are warning that throwing fireworks into houses is a serious crime following four separate attacks on properties in Sherwood, Aspley, Daybrook, and Carlton over recent days.
Officers from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Fire Protection Team have been visiting businesses across the county in a bid to make sure that fireworks are being stored safely in the run up to Bonfire Night and Diwali.
Ahead of Diwali celebrations on 5 November, firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) will be visiting the Ramgarhia Sabha Sikh Temple on Percy Street on Tuesday 2 November and The Nottingham Hindu Temple on Carlton Road on Friday 5 November to urge people to enjoy the festivities safely.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has started training its latest group of new trainees at the Service Development Centre in Ollerton.
In the run up to Bonfire Night, firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are visiting schools across the county to deliver Riskwatch – the main fire safety education programme delivered by firefighters to children aged 3 – 14.
Firefighters and members of the public will be commended for their service and bravery when Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service hosts its annual Awards Presentation Ceremony at Service Headquarters next Thursday (14 October).
A Deaf Awareness Day is to take place between 10am and 7pm on Wednesday 13 October inside the Council House in Nottingham’s Old Market Square.