January - March 2012
Nottinghamshire’s Chief Fire Officer Frank Swann has today (Friday) congratulated four of his firefighters on being awarded “one of the greatest honours it is possible for anyone to achieve”.
120 local students each day from Kimberley Comprehensive School in Kimberley are attending Highfields Fire Station on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 March to take part in our Safety Days.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is looking for men and women who live or work within five minutes of a retained fire station, to consider training to be an on-call firefighter.
An exercise to test how several agencies would respond to a major chemical incident happening in Nottingham will be staged in the city centre this Wednesday (14 March).
A collaborative bid for government funding by Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire fire and rescue services to implement a shared system in their emergency control rooms has been successful.
Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority has today (24 February) agreed to hold the Council Tax rate for 2012/13 at the same level as this year. This means that Band D households will pay £69.69 a year for their fire and rescue services, although most properties in the county fall within Bands A and B. Band A will pay £46.46 and Band B will pay £54.20 for the year.
Solar panels will be installed at three fire stations and two other Fire and Rescue Service locations in Nottinghamshire next month, generating both power and income.
Firefighters in Misterton will be helping to promote a healthy heart on Saturday 25 February when they host a Healthy Heart Family Fun Day.
Young people who care for a parent, sibling or other family member are to benefit from a new booklet full of advice and information on how to stay safe, thanks to other young carers working alongside the police, fire and rescue and ambulance services.
Year 9 and 10 Students from Outwood Academy Valley, Worksop will be learning all about working for the Fire and Rescue Service during their visit to Worksop Fire Station this week.
Nottingham boxer Carl Froch proved he is still fighting fit, despite a six week break in training, when he put his fitness to the test alongside his local firefighters this week.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has climbed more than 130 places on the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index in the last 12 months, putting it within grasp of the Top 100 employers in the UK.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has earned external accreditation for the quality of training its firefighters in command are given to manage incidents.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is currently talking to local people about how much residents will be asked to pay for their fire and rescue services in 2012/13. The sum, which is levied through Council Tax, will be determined by the Fire Authority at its meeting on Friday 24 February.
Business owners across the county are being advised to pay attention to their legal obligations to keep staff, customers and premises safe from fire, after a Nottingham businessman was convicted for breaches to Fire Safety legislation at his factory premises.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched its own Twitter page, helping it to keep in touch with thousands of people across Nottinghamshire.