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    Article Added: 24 Oct 2017

    The important part played by Jewish citizens in the WW2 Fire Brigade has till now been untold. Many were WW1 veterans or unfit for the military, but they could do essential fire-fighting work and their contribution was enormous compared to the general population. Martin Sugarman and Stephanie Maltman will be discussing the challenges they faced and telling stories, including one about the only ...

    Jews in the Fire Service in WW2

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    Article Added: 23 Oct 2017

    This year’s St Florian’s Installation Banquet, with the kind permission of the Prime Warden and Court of the Saddlers’ Company, was held at a new venue for us in the Great Hall at magnificent Saddlers’ Hall, to greet our Company’s recently installed Master Firefighter, John Mansfield, along with his lovely wife, Lesley, the Mistress Firefighter. Our principal g ...

    St Florian's Installation Banquet 2017

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    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 ...

    Fire Brigade Society AGM 2017

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    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 ...

    Fire Industry Charity Ball 2017

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    Article Added: 28 Sep 2017

    Three months on from Grenfell, new research reveals that tenants still feel left in the dark when it comes to fire safety 40% of renters say there is not a clear fire escape route displayed in their building Majority of tenants (55%) do not feel fully prepared on what to do in the event of a fire Just 17% of landlords have been in touch in person since Grenfell to discuss fire safety measur ...

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    Article Added: 25 Sep 2017

    Regional survey shows worryingly low awareness of fire door safety in Bedfordshire A survey of 2,000 adults in support of Fire Door Safety Week (25 September – 1 October), has shown an alarming lack of general public awareness of the essential role of fire doors, which are a legal requirement in all commercial, public and multi-occupancy buildings. The research, carried out by Ironmonger ...

    Fire Door Safety Week (25 September – 1 October)

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