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28th November, 2006

A Terrier has been rescued by Firefighters after spending four nights trapped beneath a neighbour's garden shed in Pulley Lane, Shrewsbury.

Freddie, an 18 month old Border Terrier, went missing last Friday whilst out walking in Bayston...

23rd November, 2006

A tiny terrier was rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped and spending nearly 24 hours in a rabbit hole.

Minty went missing at 4pm on Tuesday whilst chasing rabbits in Neens Sollar, Cleobury Mortimer. Owner Angela Bettison returned...

17th November, 2006

The public needs to know that retained firefighters "save lives," said a Government Minister during a visit to Shropshire in which she heard how a review of the service had led to major improvements in the service.

Angela Smith MP,...

17th November, 2006

On Saturday 21 October eleven firefighters from Clun completed a charity bike ride around Shropshire's Fire Stations, raising more than £2,000 for the Special Baby Care Unit at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and towards new facilities for the...

14th November, 2006

Fire officers in Shropshire are backing a campaign to fight "hate crime" which is on the increase in the county.

There have been two major incidents of such crime involving fire in the county in which a man's Shrewsbury home was...

9th November, 2006

A twenty year old woman was today carried to safety by firefighters from her burning flat in Craven Arms.

After receiving a call at 4.45am, three crews from Craven Arms, Ludlow and Church Stretton were sent to the scene and on arrival...

3rd November, 2006

Following the success of the Community Safety Open Day held at Bridgnorth Fire Station where over 500 people attended, Bridgnorth District Community Safety Partnership working in partnership with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and The...

31st October, 2006

Personnel at Oswestry Fire Station in partnership with Students from the Derwen College, Gobowen, have received a Gold Medal Award from Oswestry Borough Council for their horticultural display at the Station.

The judges from the Council...

31st October, 2006

Firefighters visited members of a Telford mosque to get over fire safety messages to the Muslim community.

They chose the last Friday prayer before the Festival of Eid as many Muslims were attending to pray and listen to the message of Eid...

23rd October, 2006

Shropshire employers have been praised for their "valuable" contribution in releasing staff to carry out firefighting duties in the county.

Without them, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - which has 300 retained firefighters - would be...

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