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    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    The Worshipful Company of Firefighters was well represented at this Open Day on July 14th. With glorious weather the attendance was estimated to be a footfall of around 8000. The event saw the launch of The Massey Shaw Historic Firefighting Demonstration Team, with a display by a horse-drawn manual pump supplied by Liveryman Tony Drewitt. The pump was drawn by two 10 year old Percheron cross ...

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    Article Added: 23 Jul 2018

    Steve Dudeney (Right) receives a Deputy Assistant Commissioners Letter of Recognition. On Wednesday 25 July 2018 Liveryman Steve Dudeney retired from the London Fire Brigade after completing over 31 years service. He started his career in 1987 serving initially at Bethnal Green and then at other postings throughout east London. Rising through the ranks to become a Group Manager (Divisional Off ...

    Steve Dudeney

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    Article Added: 05 Jul 2018

    Our Master was a guest this week at the City Livery Club Civic Lunch. He had been one of the Judges for the Root and Branch Award, a prestigious annual award made by the City Livery Club since 2014, to a Liveryman who has achieved outstanding service from within the Livery. This year it was awarded to Mr Reginald Brown of the Worshipful Company of Insurers, for work in supporting students from d ...

    Civic Lunch

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    Article Added: 30 May 2018

    Figure: L:R, John Norris, Nicole Hoffman, Tony Drewitt, David Holt, Michael Rollings, Frances Blois A small group of Firefighters had a unique tour behind the scenes of the Waterloo Station upgrade recently. Our visit started with a short overview of the project by the Project Manager for Network Rail, Alison Farwell. She noted the work to extend some of the platforms in the main station, which ...

    The Firefighters Visit Waterloo Station

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    Article Added: 23 May 2018

    Courtesy of the Lightmongers Company the Mistress Firefighter Lesley Mansfield recently had the somewhat unnerving experience of having lunch with Queen Elizabeth 1st. Gloriana spoke about her reign and many of the characters she knew such as Shakespeare, Drake and Raleigh. Afterwards she even posed for portraits which, she remarked, happened much faster now than anything Hans Holbein ever managed ...

    The Lightmongers Company

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    Article Added: 16 May 2018

    On Sunday 13th May the Master laid a wreath on behalf of the Company at the annual Memorial Day service at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire. This event is organised by the Firefighters Memorial Trust at the Fire and Rescue Service Monument within the Fire Service Garden. About 300 people were present at this moving service, with the majority of brigades represented, alongside representat ...

    Memorial Day Service at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire

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