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22nd September, 2006

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service recently held a special event in South Shropshire to thank employers of retained firefighters for allowing them to carry out their duties.

The Employers' Evening was staged at Bishop's Castle Fire Station...

15th September, 2006

A major public exhibition on car crashes aimed at educating motorists will be staged at Market Drayton Fire Station open day on September 23.

Parents will also be able to check out which car or booster seat they...
13th September, 2006

Shropshire's rural firefighters have got a much needed helping hand - in the shape of eight extra full time support staff.

And the man whose actions triggered off the recruitment drive today praised the initiative as a "Godsend" for...

13th September, 2006

Newport firefighters are holding a charity car wash on Saturday (Sept 16th) from 10am to 4pm at Newport fire station in aid of the Fire Service National Benevolent Fund.

Motorists turning up will be given the chance to tour the fire...

12th September, 2006

A team of football playing Firefighters' have won a local Charity 5-a-side tournament organised by St Marys Youth Initiative .

The event took place at St Mary's School and raised £100 to help fund the local 'Community Hut'. The project is...

11th September, 2006

A campaign to reduce the death and injury toll on Shropshire roads has been launched by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Hard hitting graphics with a range of road safety messages are now on the back of fire appliances around the county...

11th September, 2006

On Saturday evening an Incident Commander from Shrewsbury and fire crews from Baschurch and Oswestry were called to an incident involving a hot air balloon that had crash landed in a field near Platt Bridge, Ruyton-XI-Towns. A specialist off road...

11th September, 2006

Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority has launched an "extensive" public consultation exercise to get feedback on proposed changes to the service outlined in their draft integrated risk management action plan for 2007/08.

The plan details...

8th September, 2006

Leading Firefighter Mark Jones of Shrewsbury Retained whisked his new wife Sharon away in a non-traditional carriage—the new Wellington fire appliance— to take them to their wedding reception.

The couple were definitely doing things in...

7th September, 2006

Working with the Camera Safety Partnership, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are promoting road safety messages aimed at the target age groups of 16 to 25.

Nationally and locally, young drivers between the ages of 16-25 years old have...

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