WCoFF Event News Desk

    Article Added: 23 Sep 2020

    In August, during the heatwave, Events Committee member, Liveryman Rob Howard, organised a most enjoyable and successful lunch at the Dickens Inn, St Katharine Docks, by the Tower of London. Following its success Rob organised another one for this month at the Nicholson’s pub, Horniman at Hays, overlooking HMS Belfast. We intrepid travellers met up at noon on Thursday 17th September to solv ...

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    Article Added: 16 Sep 2020

    The annual wreath laying of the Trust is normally preceded by a church service, followed by a procession to the Firefighters Memorial opposite St Paul’s Cathedral. This year, because of the pandemic, there were serious restrictions imposed on the wreath laying ceremony, which took place on Sunday 6th September. Only a few of the principal wreaths could be laid formally. All other wreaths wer ...


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    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 ...

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    Article Added: 12 May 2020

    Capt Thomas Moore and his daughter are shown with the Chamberlain of the City of London, the Clerk to the Chamberlain's Court and the Lord Mayor and his wife. The ceremony took place on May 12th and can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0DhZsmH39M Captain Tom & his daughter The Lord Mayor & his wife The Chamberlain of the City of London The Clerk to the Chambe ...

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    Article Added: 06 Apr 2020

    Living with Covid19 (C19)…….At the time of writing this I find myself 22 days with C19 symptoms. The first signs of this virus in the household were with my wife Elaine. Elaine works for one of the major banks. As soon asshe began to show signs of having the virus then isolation was the key word. After a full week and her condition deteriorating we decided to contact NHS 111. I ...


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    Article Added: 11 Nov 2019

    Our Master Frances Blois was a guest at the recent London Fire Brigade Retired Members Association dinner held at the Royal Air Force Club in Piccadilly. The photo shows our Master with the General Secretary of the association, Liveryman Barry Sargent. The Master is wearing the Mess Dress of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY), of which she is a Trustee. After the meal the Chairman of the asso ...

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