WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 12 Oct 2017

    A landlady with two properties in Paignton has been sentenced to eight months in prison suspended for 18 months after pleading guilty to offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Kay Godtschalk, the owner and landlady of 2 Warefield Road and 15 Esplanade Road in Paignton, appeared at Exeter Crown Court on Monday 9 October 2017. She pleaded guilty to a total of eight offenc ...

    Article Added: 11 Oct 2017

    Eleven students have graduated from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (CFRS) Firebreak course, a programme designed to inspire young people in the county. Students from years 8 to 11 from Jack Hunt School in Peterborough graduated at an impressive pass-out parade at Stanground Fire Station on Friday September 29. They demonstrated their rescue and drill skills in front of proud par ...

    Article Added: 04 Oct 2017

    The AGM of the Society was held recently at the Headquarters of the County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. The meeting was chaired by the President of the association, Liveryman Jon Hall. The picture shows Jon being greeted at the Headquarters building by the Society’s Chairman of Committees, Ralph Horton. Jon had just been transported to the meeting from Durham railway st ...

    Article Added: 02 Oct 2017

    The Lord Mayor’s Appeal 2017 supported the LSO Discovery Programme to encourage young organists, Music in Hospitals and St Paul’s Cathedral Music Outreach. Fund raising was achieved by inviting people to participate in a variety of activities. One was a 629ft abseil of the Leadenhall (Cheesegrater) Building in the City, which I and 96 others, took part in on Friday 8th September. H ...

    Article Added: 30 Sep 2017

    The Fire Industry Charity Ball was held at The Oxfordshire Golf Club and Spa on the evening of Friday 29th September 2017. This venue was perfectly positioned in the rolling hills of the Chilterns. It has been home to prestigious events on the European Tour. A change from our normal evening at the Portman Hotel in London. The Evening was perfect to meet old friends with great entertainment from ...

    Article Added: 29 Sep 2017

    Emergency services carried out an exercise at Exeter Cathedral which involved a live ‘casualty’ being winched down the side of the building. Three fire crews, a specialist line rescue team, and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) from South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust were at the scene. They simulated the rescue of an adult casualty from the bell tower by lower ...