April - June 2012
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is holding a series of ‘Firefighter for a day’ events throughout the summer in preparation for a recruitment drive in September.
Nottinghamshire will welcome delegates from more than 20 European countries when it plays host to the Federation of European Fire Officers’ Associations (FEU) conference in 2013.
A twice-yearly outdoor safety education initiative, which teaches children how to manage risk in order to stay safe, has been awarded LASER Accreditation by the LASER Alliance.
Nottinghamshire firefighter Kevin Ruane has been named in the Queen’s Jubilee Honours list after devoting more than 20 years to international fire service work.
Four members of the same family are gearing up for the drive of their lives this autumn after being inspired to show their support for injured firefighters and their families.
Business owners are being advised to pay greater attention to fire safety legislation following the prosecution of a national retailer at Mansfield Magistrates Court yesterday (30 May).
Firefighters are warning people to take particular care this weekend, as the fine and dry summer weather looks set to continue over the extended bank holiday.
Firefighters from Southwell have qualified to take part in a national competition designed to test their skills in rescuing casualties from a crashed vehicle.
Students from the Southwell Minster School have just completed part of their Duke of Edinburgh scheme at Southwell Fire Station. The students took part in a scheme designed by the Service, for the Duke of Edinburgh award.
Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority has appointed John Buckley as the new Deputy Chief Fire Officer. His appointment follows the retirement of former DCFO Andy Beale who retires at the end of this month after 26 years’ service, nine of which were in Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire will be illuminated from end to end next weekend, with beacons celebrating The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is strengthening calls for the fitting of sprinklers in new domestic properties, following the tragic fire in Derby that took the lives of six children.
Rainbow flags will be flown and supporting banners displayed at all fire stations, the Service Development Centre and the Headquarters of Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) on Thursday 17 May 2012, to show the organisation’s support for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).
Representatives from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Education Team will be helping students to keep themselves safe when they take part in a 999 Day at Portland College in Mansfield.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is marking Deaf Awareness Week from 7 – 13 May by running British Sign Language (BSL) taster sessions for its staff to raise awareness of communication with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.
Firefighters from Highfields Fire Station in Beeston will be serving tea, coffee and cakes to members of the public in order to mark International Firefighters Day. This is the day when we remember past firefighters who have dedicated their lives and died while serving and protecting the community. An annual memorial service takes place in London on Sunday 6 May.
Representatives from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service will be visiting Lanchester Gardens in Worksop this Saturday (28 April), to talk to residents about fire safety in the home.
Firefighters at Misterton will be welcoming visitors to their fire station on Saturday 5 May to mark International Firefighters' Day.
Ten students from across Nottinghamshire will be given an insight into the role of a firefighter next week (w/c 16 April) as they undertake a work experience programme with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Over 1,000 people took part in this year’s Nottinghamshire Motorcycle Charity Easter Egg Run which was hosted by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service last Sunday (1 April).
Children from 18 primary schools across Nottinghamshire visited Safety Zone during the last two weeks, each receiving important safety messages from dedicated professionals.
Firefighters are urging people to take care over the Easter holidays, as the countryside remains at risk of fire following the prolonged spell of dry weather.