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    Article Added: 10 Jun 2019

    ORDERS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE King George V created these honours during World War I to reward services to the war effort by civilians at home and servicemen in support positions.The ranks are Commander (CBE), Officer (OBE) and Member (MBE).They are now awarded for prominent national or regional roles and to those making distinguished or notable contributions in their own specific areas of activit ...

    The Quens Birthday Honours 2019

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    Article Added: 07 Jun 2019

    A large stack fire, that was started deliberately, has had crews at the scene tackling it since the early hours of the morning, preventing them from being available to attend other emergencies. The fire, on Blockmoor Drove near Mepal, started at 2.15am on Thursday (June 6) and involves around 2,500 tonnes of straw. One crew from Chatteris initially attended and found a fire involving two large st ...

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    Article Added: 07 Jun 2019

    WCoFF welcomes new Borough Commander for the City of London David Bulbrook has taken over as Borough Commander, based at Dowgate Fire Station. David joined the LFB in 1991 and served in a number of fire stations in south London, including East Greenwich and Southwark. He arrives at Dowgate having been Staff Officer to the Commissioner. He holds positions in Operational Planning and Resilience ...

    David Bulbrook

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    Article Added: 05 Jun 2019

    The Board of Directors of the Institution have appointed Roy Bishop as Acting Chief Executive following the resignation of the previous Chief Executive. This is while they carefully consider how best to take the IFE forward in both leadership and structure over the coming months and into the future. Roy’s email address is roy.bishop@ife.org.uk. He will be well known to most of you as a ...

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    Article Added: 29 May 2019

    New rescue equipment to help get people out of trouble in Bedfordshire’s waterways To help rescue people in trouble in open water, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) is working with partners to install rescue equipment in areas noted as high-risk. The rescue equipment is attached to water safety boards and is being installed in 12 locations across Bedford Borough, Central Bedford ...

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    Article Added: 14 May 2019

    Incense Sticks Safety Advice - Cambridgeshire FRS Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has issued safety advice about the use of incense sticks after they were involved in two separate house fires. Crews attended a house fire in Keyston in Huntingdonshire on the morning of April 30, while less than an hour later crews were called to similar fire in Soham. A fire service ...

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