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28th January, 2015

Women’s Taster Day

Oswestry Fire Station, Saturday  21st February 2015 at 09.30 - 12.00

We are holding a taster event to encourage women to look at becoming part-time professional...

27th January, 2015

The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service Festival of Carols was held at St George’s Church, Frankwell, Shrewsbury on 11 December 2014. As usual, this was an uplifting Christmas event and was enjoyed by all who attended.

A raffle and...

26th January, 2015

 

People using portable heaters for cheaper winter heating are being urged by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to be aware of the dangers.

Many may be “playing with fire,” say Electrical Safety First after their survey revealed...

21st January, 2015

 

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) is the charity which promotes and supports Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). 27 January 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. 2015 will also be the 20th anniversary...

20th January, 2015

A Shropshire woman was today thanking the stroke of luck she says saved her life after fire struck at her home in High Ercall.

Lynn Wickson was asleep in bed late at night when she was suddenly woken by the sound of her smoke alarm. She...

8th January, 2015

 

A warning about the dangers of exploding e-cigarettes has been issued by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Fire chiefs have released graphic film footage of an e-cigarette being engulfed in flames after an incompatible charger...

9th December, 2014

Shropshire’s chief fire officer is urging businesses to double check their fire safety in the run-up to Christmas.

John Redmond says Christmas can bring additional fire risks for businesses as many store large amounts of extra stock, take...

8th December, 2014

Shropshire’s chief fire officer says that emergency calls to serious fires and rescues will be answered and dealt with normally during a 24-hour strike by firefighters due to begin on Tuesday morning.

John Redmond says contingency plans...

3rd December, 2014

Principal Dr Gill Eatough invited everyone to Hadley Learning Community to be part of their multi-cultural, community Mela on Tuesday 25th November 2014 to celebrate Eid and Diwali. Shropshire Fire Rescue Service were proud to a part of the event...

28th November, 2014

About 300 first year students from Harper Adams University, Edgmond, Nr Newport, witnessed a crew from Shropshire FIre & Rescue's Newport retained station demonstrate rescue techniques to release a casualty from a scrap saloon vehicle which...

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