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    Article Added: 06 Nov 2020

    BULLETIN NO 8 Emergency Strategic Coordination Board Dear Liverymen and Freemen, 1.From the Chair of ESCB: It was at the end of last month that I last communicated with you regarding the news that,with a sharp return in the increase in Coronavirus cases across the country and in line with Government advice, the ESCB would remain in operation until at least 31st March 2021. The hope that the Go ...

    Article Added: 14 Oct 2020

    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 ...

    Article Added: 11 Oct 2020

    BULLETIN NO 7 Worshipful Company of Firefighters – COVID 19 (Coronavirus) Message from the Chair of the Emergency Strategic Coordination Board Dear Liveryman and Freeman, I write to you as Chair of the Emergency Strategic Coordination Board (ESCB) to personallyinform you of the position that the Company, (similar to many other Livery Companies andorganisations), finds itself, following ...

    Article Added: 23 Sep 2020

    In August, during the heatwave, Events Committee member, Liveryman Rob Howard, organised a most enjoyable and successful lunch at the Dickens Inn, St Katharine Docks, by the Tower of London. Following its success Rob organised another one for this month at the Nicholson’s pub, Horniman at Hays, overlooking HMS Belfast. We intrepid travellers met up at noon on Thursday 17th September to solv ...

    Article Added: 20 Sep 2020

    Back in March and early April of this year, (2020),  I wrote about my experience of contracting and surviving Covid-19.  Following the three terrible weeks of the virus I then found it difficult to shake off the after effects. Four further weeks of fatigue, muscle ache and mild breathlessness gradually merged with what appears to be a full recovery. Sometime in May I was fit enough to ...

    Article Added: 16 Sep 2020

    The annual wreath laying of the Trust is normally preceded by a church service, followed by a procession to the Firefighters Memorial opposite St Paul’s Cathedral. This year, because of the pandemic, there were serious restrictions imposed on the wreath laying ceremony, which took place on Sunday 6th September. Only a few of the principal wreaths could be laid formally. All other wreaths wer ...

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