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24th November, 2015

Wanted: “Ordinary” people to do an “extraordinary” job in Shropshire.

That is the job description for on call firefighters who respond to 999 calls in their local community.

The latest taster day when would be recruits can find out...

12th November, 2015

Employees who have made an “outstanding” contribution to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service were recognised at the Celebration of Success event.

Group Commander Mark Donnelly said: “We want to recognise the achievements of members of the...

10th November, 2015

Firefighter recruits from Romania and Slovakia have joined Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Martin Tomanek and Bogdan Ciornei are among the latest intake of 23 on call firefighters to pass out at a Celebration of Success event at...

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,...

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...

10th July, 2015

 

Shropshire firefighters joined colleagues from around the world to commemorate the 30,000th sounding of the Last Post at Belgium’s Menin Gate in honour of the missing war dead in WW1.

Firefighters at Wellington and Shrewsbury fire...

7th July, 2015

 

It was a first day at the office with a difference for high flying apprentices at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service who were welcomed with a lunchtime ride aboard an aerial ladder platform.

Deryn Smith (19), from Oswestry and Dan...

19th May, 2015

 

Firefighters and civilians alike who put their lives at risk to save others were praised for their selfless acts at an awards ceremony held in Shropshire.

Three binmen who rescued an elderly couple from a burning car were ...

3rd May, 2015

 

The number of women firefighters joining Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is “slowly growing” with successful taster sessions being held across the county.

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, six women toured Craven Arms Fire Station...

23rd April, 2015

An ongoing campaign to encourage more Shropshire women to become part time professional firefighters launches again on Saturday, May 2, with a taster day at Craven Arms fire station.

A similar session held at Craven Arms last year resulted...

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