News

23rd March, 2012

Shropshire MPs are demanding fairer funding for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service.

North Shropshire MP Owen Paterson, who is also the Northern Ireland Secretary, is in talks with fellow Government Ministers about Shropshire’s “unfair deal...

23rd March, 2012

West Mercia Police have reported that a 32-year-old Oswestry man has been arrested in connection with three arson attacks in the town that took place between 28 February and 6 March.

The man is in custody being interviewed about arson...

21st March, 2012

The Fire Kills campaign is urging people to make a potentially life-saving move when they change their clocks on Sunday 25 March - by taking a moment to test their smoke alarm too.

Love it or loathe it, the twice-yearly clock change is a...

14th March, 2012

Shropshire must get fair funding from the Government to run its fire and rescue service, says Shropshire & Wrekin Fire Authority.

A campaign to lobby Ministers gained momentum as it was revealed that a small increase in Government...

13th March, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking everyone to take extra care in the area of Catherton Common, Clee Hill after several fires were reported in the area in the last 3 days.

At 11.42am on Friday 9th March crews from...

8th March, 2012

Some motorists can probably remember those memorable adverts; ‘clunk-click with every trip’ in the 1970’s encouraging people to wear their seatbelts. It has been the law for drivers and front seat passengers to wear their seat belts since 1983,...

2nd March, 2012

The Government has agreed to fully fund the £1.8 million needed to run a new “state of the art” control centre which has improved the speed of firefighter call outs in Shropshire, it was revealed today.

A jubilant Chief Fire Officer Paul...

1st March, 2012

Police today appealed for witnesses following an arson attack on an Oswestry fitness club.

A lighted newspaper was pushed through the letterbox of Zion Fitness in Coney Green between 8.30pm and 10.10pm Wednesday 29th February...