WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 14 Mar 2022

    In a move to reduce waste and to protect forests, countryside and wildlife, supermarket giants Waitrose and Aldi have announced that they will stop selling disposable barbecues. This will stop approximately 35 tonnes of waste being produced each in the form of packaging as well as littering in public places. Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are extremely pleased about this news as it shows ...

    Article Added: 03 Mar 2022

    Thank you to Lacie-Mai!  On 3 February 2022, crews from Leighton Buzzard Fire Station were called to a house in in Leighton Buzzard, described as a ‘lock-in’, with a 4 year old in the property. On arrival we were met with the paramedics and the 4 year old’s grandmother. The young girls’ mother suffers with diabetes and her Mum comes round daily to check on her. On ...

    Article Added: 11 Feb 2022

    Firefighters currently based in Papworth Everard will soon be relocating to the fire station in Cambourne.  Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service believes that moving the fire engine now will improve its fire cover in the area as there are more people in Cambourne to become on-call firefighters, who live or work within five minutes of the fire station. On-call firefighters are not based at ...

    Article Added: 08 Feb 2022

    This week is the 15th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships (7-13th  February). In support we are taking the opportunity to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, the wider economy and to us as a Service. The theme for the week is ‘build the future’ reflecting on how apprenticeships can help individuals to develop the skills and ...

    Article Added: 06 Feb 2022

    THE CLERK TO THE WORSHIPFUL OF COMPANY OF FIREFIGHTERS The Worshipful Company of Firefighters (The Company), located in the City of London, is seeking the appointment of a new Clerk to follow the retirement of the existing incumbent scheduled for July 2022. The Company is one of 32 Modern Companies in a total of 110 Livery Companies within the City of London based at the Wax Ch ...

    Article Added: 23 Jan 2022

    A group of Cambridgeshire firefighters are taking on a gruelling challenge, used as part of the SAS selection process, to raise money for charity.   The group of six firefighters from across the county will be taking on The Fan Dance, a physically demanding 24 kilometre trek over Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons. They are due to take on the challenge on Saturday Jan ...