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    Article Added: 18 Aug 2021

    Firefighters in Wisbech are urging residents and visitors to think before they park, to help tackle the ongoing problem of inconsiderate parking in and around the town. Drivers are urged to take care when parking their vehicles so they do not prevent fire engines from attending potentially life-threatening emergencies. There are some areas around Wisbech that are notorious for motorists ...

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    Article Added: 28 Jun 2021

    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority appointed a new chair and vice chair at their first meeting since the latest round of council elections.  Councillor Edna Murphy has been appointed the new chair of the authority, with Councillor Mohammed Jamil appointed vice chair. Liberal Democrat councillor Murphy, who has recently joined the authority, is the fi ...

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    Article Added: 14 Jun 2021

    ORDERS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE King George V created these honours during World War I to reward services to the war effort by civilians at home and servicemen in support positions.The ranks are Commander (CBE), Officer (OBE) and Member (MBE).They are now awarded for prominent national or regional roles and to those making distinguished or notable contributions in their own specific areas of activit ...

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    Article Added: 01 Jun 2021

    This Volunteers' Week, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating the efforts of staff that have supported the national vaccination rollout. Around 150 service volunteers, including senior officers, firefighters, call handlers and support staff have given more than 4,400 hours at sites around the county. This included helping to set up mass vaccination centres, assisting ...

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    Article Added: 10 May 2021

    A dozen iPads have been handed over to Addenbrookes Critical Care Unit today, thanks to a fundraising effort by the family of Danny Granger. Danny, an on-call firefighter at Cottenham Fire Station, died in February after catching Covid-19. He had been treated at Addenbrookes Hospital for a number of weeks after he became ill and his family wanted to do something to help other families keep in tou ...

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    Article Added: 06 May 2021

    One of Cambridgeshire’s first woman firefighters has attended her last emergency incident as she retires after 30 years of service.   Nicola Barlow (50) leaves her current watch at Wisbech Fire Station after beginning her career in April 1991. Originally from Newton in Fenland, Nicola became the first woman to join Cambri ...

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