WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    Following a series of incidents on Bedford River, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Bedfordshire Police have provided throwlines to a number of businesses alongside The Embankment and the new development on River Street. This includes 9 businesses in total – The Embankment pub, Swan Hotel, The Longholme Café, Park Inn Hotel, Albero Lounge, Wagamamas, Zizzi, Premier Inn Hotel ...

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    FLOODING, severe weather, prolonged power cut, heatwave, large smoke plume, chemical leak…how would you cope in an emergency situation? Cambridgeshire’s emergency services and other Local Resilience Forum (LRF) partners such as local authorities, Cambridgeshire County Council, health organisations and the Environment Agency, are joining forces for the whole of Septem ...

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    Pride Community Group formed to bring people with shared interests together A new group is being formed in Northern Devon to help bring people with shared interests together in order to create a new community that has inclusivity, social participation and health and well-being at its heart. The group, which is being launched at Bideford Pride on Saturday, 1st September, is the result of d ...

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    Nearly £90,000 was raised  for The Fire Fighters Charity in Cambridgeshire during 2017/18. Crews across the county as well as local fire charity champions, with the support of the local communities took part in events and activities to raise money for the national charity that supports UK fire service personnel and their families. Fundraisers included firefighters getting ...

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    The inaugural National Fire Fighter Games took place at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre and was  organised by the London Fire Brigade, Essex Fire and Rescue Service and supported by the Worshipful Company.  I attended the event with the Massey Shaw Education Trust to promote the newly formed Marine Fire Cadet Unit which also is supported by the Worship Company and the Trust. ...

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    The Worshipful Company of Firefighters was well represented at this Open Day on July 14th. With glorious weather the attendance was estimated to be a footfall of around 8000. The event saw the launch of The Massey Shaw Historic Firefighting Demonstration Team, with a display by a horse-drawn manual pump supplied by Liveryman Tony Drewitt. The pump was drawn by two 10 year old Percheron cross ...