WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 07 Jul 2020

    Worshipful Company of Firefighters   Dear Members and Friends,   At the start of the fifth Bulletin we are now 15 weeks into what is still a restricted position for many, and the most important item remains the health and welfare of all of you, your families and friends. Peter Cowland, our Honorary Almoner, continues to be in touch with those members in need of sup ...

    Article Added: 07 Jul 2020

    A children's play area in Peterborough was set alight twice over the weekend as lockdown restrictions lifted on recreational areas. Crews from Dogsthorpe Fire Station were needed in the Gunthorpe area of the city, where fires were reported in a park on Nightingale Court. The first incident was call in at around 2.30am on Saturday morning, where a sofa was set alight and left in the park. At around ...

    Article Added: 03 Jul 2020

    Our July issue of Salamander is now available online: This issue focuses on the effects of COVID-19, on the governance of the Company and its impact on the services delivered by some of our members. It includes articles from Fire and Rescue Services around the country, including London, Bedfordshire, Kent, East Sussex, Gatwick Airport and Lancashire, describing how each has adapted to the pandemi ...

    Article Added: 30 Jun 2020

    Worshipful Company of Firefighters – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Dear Members and Friends   At the start of the fourth Bulletin we are now 11 weeks into what is still a restricted position for many, and the most important item remains the health and welfare of all of you, your family, and friends.   Led by Peter Cowland, our Honorary Almoner, with the support of the ESCB members, 204 ...

    Article Added: 28 Jun 2020

    Members of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority have today approved the appointment of an assistant chief fire officer. Jon Anderson was confirmed by members at a meeting on Thursday (25) after being recommended for the role following a two-day selection process. Chairman of the authority, Councillor Kevin Reynolds, said: “We are delighted to confirm Jon in the role and offer ...

    Article Added: 24 Jun 2020

    With temperatures hitting significant highs of over 30°C in Cambridgeshire this week, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) would like to remind residents of important outdoor fire safety and water safety advice. Head of Fire Prevention for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, Group Commander Paul Clarke said: “We know people will be wanting to make the most of the warm weat ...