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2nd October, 2015

During the last week of September each year we conduct free electric blanket testing. This year we held sessions in Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth. Councillor Jean Jones, Fire Authority member, popped in to give her support at a couple of...

30th September, 2015

 

Word is spreading about a successful scheme helping to transform the lives of Shropshire employees with dyslexia.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, with a higher ratio of dyslexic staff than the 10 per cent population average,...

29th September, 2015

Hodnet firefighters added a real touch of class when they staged a charity car wash at the fire station on Saturday (26 Sept).

A 1935 Bentley originally owned by Graham Campbell, who broke land and water speed records in the 1920s 30s, was...

21st September, 2015

 

Lord Digby Jones keenly watched Shropshire firefighters as they professionally freed a driver “trapped” in the wreckage of a car in a road safety demonstration in the county.

He later sat inside the car, which had its roof removed...

14th September, 2015

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are currently providing a series of Business Education Seminars aimed at increasing awareness of the change of legislation that came into force in October 2006 -The Regulatory Reform ( Fire Safety) Order.

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13th September, 2015

 

The first “taster” day of 2015 to encourage more people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds to join the fire service as on call firefighters has been held in Shropshire.

An Army veteran, ex-student, office worker and...

7th September, 2015

Rock star Brian Ferry helped raise more than £200 for the Firefighters’ Charity at Wellington Fire Station’s open day.

His champagne gift to firefighters who helped save the life of son Merlin in a car crash in Shropshire last year was ...

31st August, 2015

 

Firefighters will be in action to showcase their skills at an open day at Wellington Fire Station on Saturday, September 5.

Highlights include a demonstration from the brigade’s animal rescue team which featured on BBC Breakfast...

21st August, 2015

A hate crime is an offence committed against a person or property motivated by the perpetrator's hostility and prejudice towards people because they are seen as being different. You can report hate crime or hate incidents either by directly...

20th August, 2015

Driving instructors in Shropshire are being invited to join the fire and rescue service, Safer Roads Partnership and local councils in a joint campaign aimed at cutting the number of road collisions involving young people.

The ‘Honest...

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