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    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 ...

    Article Added: 04 Aug 2020

    Worshipful Company of Firefighters – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Dear Members and Friends, At the time of writing Bulletin No 6 we are at the end of week 19 since the “lock-down” commenced on Monday 23rd March 2020. It seems a long time ago although there has been much to consider and develop over this period of time to keep the Company’s business progressing. We must not ...

    Article Added: 21 Jul 2020

    A community driven fire officer has retired after a 30 year career of serving the people of Cambridgeshire. Station Commander Farsh Raoufi MBE leaves his role in Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service's (CFRS) prevention team where he was a community risk manager based in Peterborough. Farsh was also heavily involved in the Service's recruitment activity, always looking to encourage applicants fr ...

    Article Added: 16 Jul 2020

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has invested in new equipment to help respond to incidents. As part of a unique collaboration with the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Joint Protective Services (BCH JPS) police command, new drones are being rolled out which will assist firefighters in their response to a wide range of incidents and provide a bird’s eye view of the ...

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