WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 13 Jan 2022

    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority is asking residents to have their say on proposals to increase the fire service’s share of council tax for 2022/23. The Service is looking for a below inflation increase of £1.44 (around 2%) for the year, making the total contribution for the year £74.97 for a resident living in a Band D property. Following the financial settlement c ...

    Article Added: 13 Jan 2022

    Following the unprecedented year prior, 2021 continued to present significant challenges for everyone, but Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service continued to deliver its vital services, while also providing support for partner agencies. The year began with mopping up from significant flooding across the county over the Christmas period. The country was also in the midst of another national lockdo ...

    Article Added: 13 Jan 2022

    From the 10 January 2022, 100,000 key workers in England, which includes food processing workers, those in front line transport roles and emergency services, will have to test every day they are attending work via a lateral flow test (LFT). To support this the government have pledged to send out tests to these industries, including all frontline emergency services such as the Fire Service, Ambul ...

    Article Added: 03 Jan 2022

    The Worshipful Company of Firefighters would like to congratulate the following Fire and Rescue personnel who have been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) & Queen’s Fire Service Medal (QFSM) in the recent New Year’s Honours List: 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 ...

    Article Added: 15 Dec 2021

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has come out with one of the best scores from 13 other fire and rescue services in the first tranche of the Government’s second round of inspections for fire and rescue services.  Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabularies and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) ha ...

    Article Added: 22 Nov 2021

    Many residents across Cambridgeshire will remember the wet weather and flooding we experienced during the Christmas period last year. Whether the cause is excess surface water, blocked ditches and drains or rivers overflowing, flooding is very upsetting and could happen to anyone, as residents of Peterborough experienced in July when heavy downpours flooded many areas in the city centre. This Fl ...