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12th April, 2007

Shropshire fire service is the third best in the UK, it has been revealed under a new Government ranking system.

It stands out as an elite brigade among the country's total of 47 fire services - despite being one of the smallest.

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11th April, 2007

Keeping Shropshire safe from fire, road traffic collisions and other threats to people's safety - that is the "ultimate goal" of the new Outreach Vehicle said Deputy Chief Fire Officer Paul Raymond at the launch of the £55,000 addition to the...

5th April, 2007

Wellington fire station is looking to recruit more retained firefighters.

Men and women are wanted to support their communities by taking on the role of a firefighter working the Retained Duty System, said Retained Support Officer Tony...

3rd April, 2007

Shropshire firefighters prevented a potential gas explosion at a Bridgnorth home occupied by a mother and her two young children.

Bridgnorth firefighters Chris Welding and Jez Coward were carrying out a routine home fire safety visit at...

2nd April, 2007

A regional heat of this year's county fire quiz organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been won by pupils from the Marches School in Oswestry with Newport Girls High School taking the runners up spot.

Year 7 youngsters from...

2nd April, 2007

The second regional heat of this year's fire quiz organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been won by pupils from the Wakeman School with the Lakelands School in Ellesmere taking the runners up spot.

Year 7 youngsters from nine...

2nd April, 2007

The first regional heat of this year's fire quiz organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been won by pupils from Oldbury Wells School with Bishops Castle Community College taking the runners up spot.

Year 7 youngsters from nine...

23rd March, 2007

Firefighters and their families have been praised for helping to make Shropshire one of the best performing fire services in the UK.

Fire authority chairman Nigel Hartin thanked wives and family members for their support which contributed...

19th March, 2007

This year's fire quiz organised by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is hotting up with four regional heats due to take place at 36 schools across Shropshire.

The county's 11-year-olds are brushing up their knowledge ready to answer a...

19th March, 2007

Telford people are to be asked their views on the biggest change in sex equality legislation in 30 years which is due to come into force in April.

The changes aim to help men, women, boys and girls to be free from discrimination and to...

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