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    Article Added: 26 Jan 2020

    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority is proposing a two per cent increase to the fire service’s proportion of council tax for 2020/21. This equates to an extra £1.41 a year for a Band D property, totalling £72.15 a year or £1.38 a week. This is the most the Fire Authority is allowed to ask for due to capping restrictions. The Fire Authority’s government gra ...

    Article Added: 26 Jan 2020

    A free one-day seminar on the importance of sprinklers and suppression systems and their life-saving benefits is being held next month in St Ives. The seminar, “Providing a fire resilient environment for all”, organised by The British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA) in collaboration with, and hosted by, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service aims to inform industries on h ...

    Article Added: 18 Jan 2020

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership with Papworth Trust as part of the Primary Authority Scheme (PAS). The partnership means that CFRS will support Papworth Trust on all fire safety matters across their premises in East Anglia. Papworth Trust is a leading disability charity that support thousands of p ...

    Article Added: 15 Jan 2020

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has introduced a new daytime contract to help attract more people to become on-call firefighters. The new contract allows people to be available to respond to emergencies from just 24 hours a week, for example while working at their regular day job. This will help increase the availability of fire engines during the day around the county. The new contract i ...

    Article Added: 08 Jan 2020

    Throughout December firefighters across the county got in the festive spirit and raised money for charity as part of their annual Christmas sleigh rides and events. With the help of friends, family and volunteers, crews at Yaxley, Linton, Littleport, Cambridge and Thorney have organised sleigh rides and Christmas visits to raise £7263 for The Fire Fighters Charity, a national charity that s ...

    Article Added: 30 Dec 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 a ...

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