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14th February, 2018

How do we pay for your service?

We receive around 27% of our budget from government grant and business rates, with the balance coming from council tax.

Government grant has been decreasing since 2011/12, and we have...

2nd February, 2018

 

Animals which struggle to survive after breathing in smoke in Shropshire house fires now have a much better chance of survival after a successful campaign to stock all county fire engines with pet sized oxygen masks.

Two...

29th January, 2018

 

School leavers are well on the career ladder almost three years after joining the first apprentice scheme at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

From fire safety inspector to Technical Support Officer, web and graphic designer to...

24th January, 2018

 

An elderly horse called Chance who fell into a ditch was fortunate to be rescued by firefighters from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s highly trained animal rescue team based in Wellington.

It took the strength of more than 15...

23rd January, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service presented Achievers' Awards to staff who had gone beyond the call of duty at this week's Celebration of Success ceremony held at the Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury.

 

23rd January, 2018

 

A selection of images of the latest on call firefighter recruits from across Shropshire at the event to celebrate their success in "passing out."

Ryan Talbot (Telford), Dan Cowan (Shrewsbury), Jon Hirst (Ludlow) and Nick Lewis (...

22nd January, 2018

 

What does a Shropshire beekeeper, rose breeder, professional golfer and survival instructor have in common ?

They are among the latest firefighter recruits to “pass out” after successfully completing the first part of their on...

17th January, 2018

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is about to launch a campaign to recruit whole-time firefighters.

The posts are all predominately full-time (known as whole-time) but the brigade says that applications for job-share in these roles will...

22nd December, 2017

 

The annual Christmas carols service held by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service raised more than £350 for charity.

A total of £373.70 was collected at the popular Festival of Carols held this year at Barnabas Community Church,...

14th December, 2017

 

Children from Bicton School Choir joined honoured guests and firefighter families to sing their hearts out at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service's Festival of Carols held at Barnabas Community Church, Shrewsbury. Funds were raised for...

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