WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 19 Jul 2019

    A programme of free CPD seminars focusing on the lessons learnt from frontline operations will run at The Emergency Services Show this year at the NEC, Birmingham on 18 and 19 September. The Lessons Learnt Theatre, sponsored by UCLan, will feature case studies of major incidents including the Salisbury nerve agent incident, the recent wildfires on Winter Hill in Lancashire and the Ocado warehouse ...

    Article Added: 16 Jul 2019

    An incredible £91,000 was raised for The Fire Fighters Charity in Cambridgeshire during the last year, thanks to the hard work of colleagues and the generosity of the public. Colleagues and volunteers across the county, 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 th ...

    Article Added: 10 Jul 2019

    Ever considered a career in the fire service? Come along to our 'Have a Go' sessions taking place across Cambridgeshire this summer. The events encourage women and people from a variety of backgrounds to try their hand at being a firefighter or work in our Combined Fire Control taking 999 calls and mobilising fire engines. The sessions will take place over the summer, ahead of wholetime firefi ...

    Article Added: 09 Jul 2019

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) will launch its wholetime firefighter recruitment this autumn. People interested in becoming a wholetime firefighter will be able to register online from September. Over the summer, our recruitment team will be out and about holding information sessions for anyone interested in finding out more and attending events across the county to promote the re ...

    Article Added: 27 Jun 2019

    Dogsthorpe Fire Station is opening its doors to the public on Saturday July 6 for a free event that promises something for all the family. The station will be open for members of the public to come and find out what life is like at a fire station and take a look around our fire engines. Also joining the event is Gemma’s Hearts, who’ll be raising awareness of cardiac arrests and teach ...

    Article Added: 22 Jun 2019

    Where has the year gone? When I wrote to you in January 2019, I was looking forward to the second half of my year as your Master. As I sit here today there are just three short weeks to go before Common Hall on Friday 5th July, 2019, when I have the pleasure to install our Master Elect Frances Blois. All I can say is that the last five and a half months have been even busier than the period lea ...