Service presence in Colwick Country Park after tragic incidenttext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Water-Safety-Colwick-Park-WEB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Service-presence-in-Colwick-Country-Park-after-tragic-incident.aspxService presence in Colwick Country Park after tragic incidentSome of our crews will be in Colwick Country Park this weekend offering reassurance and advice on a range of issues – ranging from water safety to fire prevention during the current heatwave.
Teamwork key to battling challenging moorland firestext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Moorland%20Fire%20team%20photo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Teamwork-key-to-battling-moorland-fires.aspxTeamwork key to battling challenging moorland fires​Hard terrain, roasting temperatures and sleep deprivation are just some of the challenges firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have faced as they continue to battle the moorland fires that have raged since last week.
NFRS firefighters join national effort to tackle moorland firestext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Beaters-on-the-Moor-Web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-firefighters-join-national-effort-to-tackle-moorland-fires.aspxNFRS firefighters join national effort to tackle moorland firesFirefighters from across Nottinghamshire have been assisting colleagues from Lancashire and Manchester FRS this weekend in dealing with two of the largest moorland fires in recent years.
Safety advice issued after recent grass and rubbish firestext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Grass-Fire-Stock-Imageforweb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Safety-advice-issued-about-grass-fires.aspxSafety advice issued after recent grass and rubbish firesIt’s getting to that time of year again where we are starting to see grass and rubbish fires increasing across the county.
Firefighters join army for Exercise Platoontext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/AS20180622-Exercise-Platoon-WEB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Firefighters-join-army-for-Exercise-Platoon.aspxFirefighters join army for Exercise Platoon​Crews from Highfields Fire Station, West Bridgford Fire Station, Stapleford Fire Station, Eastwood Fire Station and East Leake Fire Station joined members of the army in a training exercise at Chetwynd Barracks on Friday (22 June).
Service launch water safety education package alongside mother of Owen Jenkinstext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/AS20180622-OWEN-39web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Service-launch-.aspxService launch water safety education package alongside mother of Owen Jenkins“Had he called 999, he could have been here today giving us this advice,” were the words of a mother speaking at the launch of a joint education package to raise awareness of water safety, following the death of her son last summer.

 

 

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Agenda released for next Local Firefighter Pension Board​The agenda for the next meeting of the Local Firefighter Pension Board has been released.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Agenda-released-for-next.aspxAgenda released for next Local Firefighter Pension Board<p>​The agenda for the next meeting of the Local Firefighter Pension Board has been released.</p><p>The meeting will be held at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters in the Rowan Room at 11.30 on 23 July.</p><p>To view the agenda <a href="/about-us/Documents/Pension%20Board%20Papers%20July%202018.pdf" style="text-decoration:underline;">click here</a>.  </p>
NFRS staff to tackle Ben Nevis walk in aid of Grenadier Guards veterans​A number of NFRS staff will put their best foot forward for a charity walk in aid of wounded soldiers and bereaved family members from the Grenadier Guards. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-staff-to-tackle-Ben-Nevis-walk-in-aid-of-Grenadier-Guards-veterans.aspxNFRS staff to tackle Ben Nevis walk in aid of Grenadier Guards veterans<p>​A number of NFRS staff will put their best foot forward for a charity walk in aid of wounded soldiers and bereaved family members from the Grenadier Guards. </p><p>​Pete Hales, Gavin Clark and Marie Naylor from the Prince's Trust team, alongside Firefighter Spencer Morris will scale the heights of Ben Nevis on Friday 22 June.</p><p>Leaving at from Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell the group will join wounded soldiers, and bereaved family members from the Grenadier Guards in tackling the 4,000 ft peak.</p><p>All funds raised will go to The Colonel's fund, set up by the HRH Prince Phillip the Duke of Edinburgh, to support our wounded and bereaved Grenadiers and their families effected through combat.</p><p>The challenge will be particularly poignant for Pete Hales and Spencer Morris, as they both used to serve in the Grenadier Guards with Pete leaving in 2010 to join NFRS.</p><p>To donate click on the following link - <a href="https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/matthew-ellmer1"><strong>https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/matthew-ellmer1 </strong></a>.<br></p>
Prince's Trust house opened to help young people into employmentAfter months of work, "the Princes Trust house" at Stockhill was officially opened earlier this week by Chief Fire Officer John Buckley and Chair of the Fire Authority Brian Grocock.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Prince's-Trust-house-officially-opened.aspxPrince's Trust house opened to help young people into employment<font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>After months of work, "the Prince's Trust house" at Stockhill was officially opened earlier this week by Chief Fire Officer John Buckley and Chair of the Fire Authority Brian Grocock.</p><p>The building will be used as a base for future Prince’s Trust TEAM programmes - a 12 week initiative that aims to support unemployed people, aged 16-25, into employment, education or training.</p><p>Speaking at the opening, Cllr Brian Grocock said: “The Prince’s Trust is an excellent organisation, vital for helping young people gain the skills they need for employment.</p><p>“That is why I am proud to be here today to be able to open this building which should be a vital base for the Prince’s Trust team at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue for many years to come.”</p><p>Previously the building had been used as a training facility for firefighters and, many years ago, it was used by a Station Officer who lived on the station ground with his family.</p><p>The work to renovate the building was completed by a previous TEAM group as part of their Community project alongside property firm Keepmoat and Engie, who installed a new kitchen.</p>

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Ilkeston Road, Radford<p>​Crews from Highfields and Stockhill attended the scene of a collision involving two cars on Ilkeston Road.</p><p>One man was rescued by firefighters using hydraulic cutting gear and taken to hospital by paramedics.</p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 3.21pm.</p>Ilkeston Road, RadfordRoad Traffic Collision12/07/2018 13:55:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=397Ilkeston Road, Radford
Fire on Mansfield Road<p>​Firefighters from Arnold, Carlton and Highfields attended the scene of a fire involving a dustbin lorry which then spreadto nearby trees.</p><p>Three hose reels and one jet were used to extinguish the blaze with eight firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.</p><p>Crews had left the scene by 1.53pm.</p>A60, North of Redhill IslandFire10/07/2018 08:30:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=396Fire on Mansfield Road
DispForm.aspx<p>​Crews from Ashfield and Blidworth were called to the scene of a collision involving three cars.</p><p>One woman was rescued by firefighters using hydraulic cutting gear. Two other adults and two children managed to leave the vehicles by themselves - they were all treated by paramedics with two adults taken to hospital.</p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 2.53pm. </p>Skegby Lane, MansfieldRoad Traffic Collision07/07/2018 13:10:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=395DispForm.aspx

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