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    Article Added: 18 Feb 2021

    Plans for a new training facility and fire station in Huntingdon are one step closer, following approval from Huntingdonshire District Council’s planning committee. This significant project involves building a modern, fit-for purpose training centre and new community fire station at St John’s Park, north of Huntingdon.The training facilities will provide effective, reliable and realis ...

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    Article Added: 17 Feb 2021

    Family and friends of firefighter Danny Granger who sadly died last week, have set up a Go Fund Me page to raise money to buy iPads and holders for the Addenbrookes intensive care unit. The fundraising page, which has already reached over £1,200, has been set up in Danny’s memory to help families of those in the critical wards see and speak to their loved ones while visiting is restri ...

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    Article Added: 14 Feb 2021

    Staff across Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service have been paying tribute to on-call firefighter Danny Granger who sadly died in hospital yesterday evening after a four week battle with Covid-19. Danny, aged 52, had served at Cottenham Fire Station for nearly 22 years and is described as being the ‘life and soul of the station’. His watch commander Julian Bridgeman said: “Da ...

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    Article Added: 04 Feb 2021

    The Great Plague 1665   Back in March 2020 I was infected with Covid-19. I wrote a trilogy of articles following my journey through the remainder of that year and into early 2021.  It was during the second 'lockdown' that I purchased a book on the Bubonic Plague of 1664-1665. Almost immediately I began to notice similarities between the people of those desperate years and the people o ...

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    Article Added: 31 Jan 2021

    Vaccination sites around the county are being supported by Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service staff pitching in to help with getting residents immunised against COVID-19. Staff from across all areas of the Service, from emergency call handlers and support staff to fire officers and both on-call and wholetime firefighters, have all been giving help at vaccination sites. Group Commander Wayne ...

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    Article Added: 23 Jan 2021

    Last October we were inspected by the Her Majesties Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Service (HMICFRS) on our response during the COVID-19 pandemic from last March. Here is the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s HMICFRS full report.   HMICFRS has outlined its key findings in a report which covers how the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Staff stepped up to support ...

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