News

31st May, 2012

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking Telford residents to be vigilant after three recent property fires where on two occasions rubbish was set on fire and a third incident where a sofa was set alight.

The first incident occurred...

30th May, 2012

The Safer Roads Partnership in West Mercia is launching a new mobile speed enforcement site on the A458 in Ford, Shropshire, following concerns raised by the local community about the speeds of drivers along the 40mph road.

The new site,...

30th May, 2012

Oswestry needs new firefighters ready to turn out to answer emergency callouts in and around the town.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is looking for men and women to join the team of skilled firefighters at Oswestry Fire Station who...

25th May, 2012

The issues of illegal money lending and arson are being highlighted in a touring performance, heading to local schools.

The England Illegal Money Lending Team are working in partnership with Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin Trading...

21st May, 2012

Screen grab of leaflet cover featuring money on fire

A court case in which a Shropshire takeaway owner...

17th May, 2012

Long Service and Good Conduct Medals have been presented to 11 Shropshire firefighters and a member of the support staff at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service by the Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire after completing 20 years service.

“They...

17th May, 2012

A Bridgnorth firefighter who “worked tirelessly” with his wife to raise £35,000 for charity after the death of their toddler son has won a top award.

Ashley and Gemma Brown raised the money for Asthma UK after their two-year-old son...

17th May, 2012

A Newport firefighter who launched a successful campaign to educate teenagers in driver safety after a high number of student deaths in road crashes has won the High Sheriff’s Good Citizen Award.
There was a “dramatic reduction” in the...

17th May, 2012

Two Shropshire firefighters with joint firefighting careers spanning 80 years have been honoured for their long service.

Retired postman Peter Langford and ex-soldier David Warwick both joined Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service as retained...

3rd May, 2012

With the recent heavy rain and localised flooding, motorists across West Mercia are being warned about the dangers of attempting to drive through flood water. The Environment Agency still has a number of Flood Warnings in place covering areas...