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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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    Article Added: 14 May 2018

    The Firefighters enjoyed a splendid visit to the Heathrow Airport Fire and Rescue Service recently. Our visit started with a tour of the multi-agency airport control centre at Compass House then moved to the airside Central Fire Station. Here Gary Barthram, Senior Airport Fire Manager, gave a talk on the work of the Service, then we had the rare privilege of ascending the Control Tower for a pan ...

    WCoFF LHR Visit

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    Article Added: 30 Apr 2018

    Amongst the City events our Master has attended recently he notes an invitation from the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals to a lecture commemorating the formation of the Royal Air Force 100 years ago. The lecture was given by Sebastian Cox who is the Chief Historian at the RAF. The Master reports that the lecture was slightly away from the norm in that he focused on the political fi ...

    100 years of the RAF

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