Retirement of Rev. George Bush, St Mary-le-Bow
On January 15th, the Rev. George Bush, our Company Chaplain for many years, officiated at a service to celebrate his Ministry at St Mary-le-Bow over more than 20 years, prior to his retirement on February 2nd.
The Worshipful Company of Firefighters
The prime objective and intention of The Worshipful Company of Firefighters is to promote the development and advancement of the science, art and the practice of firefighting, fire prevention and life safety. It also encourages good professional behaviour and an exchange of information between Members of the Company and others who work in allied fields.
The Company has undertaken to maintain the traditions and customs of the City of London and to pledge support to the Lord Mayor and Aldermen in all matters relevant to the life and dignity of the City.
Lithium-ion Battery Fires
On May 14th we will deliver an online lecture as part of the webinar series, Knowledge Miles: The 695th Lord Mayor’s Lecture Series. This is a lecture series running throughout the year of Professor Michael Mainelli&rsquo
Inter-Livery Pancake Races
Our Master gallantly entered this event on our behalf this year which was held in the Guildhall Yard, but the races were much attenuated due to the poor weather conditions. Rain stopped play
The Worshipful Company of Firefighters Charitable Trust
Closely associated with, but operating as a separate entity from the Worshipful Company of Firefighters, the Charitable Trust is a registered charity (number 1182241) with ten Trustees who are responsible for all aspects of its operation and are all members of the Worshipful Company.
The Charitable Trust realises that the world of the Fire Industry and the Fire and Rescue Service, like many sectors, is changing at a considerable pace and we will shortly be looking at the current core charities to see if these reflect the changing environment. We will also consider what else we can do in the youth and young persons sector. This draws on one of “Aims and Objectives” of the Company and the Charitable Trust in providing opportunities to promote responsible and good citizenship for future generations.READ MORE...