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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Long Service and Good Conduct Awards


Fire and Rescue Service personnel from across the County will be awarded for their long service and good conduct at a presentation ceremony on 13 March.


The medals and certificates will be presented at an awards evening held at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Headquarters. The medals will be presented by The Lord Lieutenant, Sir James Hawley and the certificates will be presented by The Chairman of the Fire and Rescue Authority, Cllr Len Bloomer.

The Long Service Award is presented to members of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service who have completed 20 years continuous service, and the Fire Service Long Service and Good Conduct Medal is awarded to members of the Fire and Rescue Service who have completed 20 years operational service and have demonstrated, during this period their good conduct, loyalty and devotion to duty.

The recipients from across the County who will be awarded with the medal and certificate are as follows:

Crew Manager Francis Barlow from Biddulph Fire Station
Watch Manager Tom Casey based at Newcastle Fire Station
Watch Manger Rebecca Gill based at Lichfield Fire Station

Firefighter Pete Goulden from Longton Fire Station
Crew Manager Nigel Hewitt from Newcastle Fire Station
Firefighter David Hill from Longton Fire Station
Station Manager Andy Kinsman based at Stone/Eccleshall/Gnosall.
Crew Manager Geoff Owen from Stafford Fire Station
Crew Manager Steven Price from Cannock Fire Station
Firefighter Michael Sweeting from Abbots Bromley Fire Station
Firefighter Shaun Whitby from Stone Fire Station

The following recipients will receive the Long Service Certificate:

Administrative Manager Caroline Firkins based at Cannock Fire Station
Administrative Manager Paula Goodwin based at Hanley Fire Station
Administrative Assistant Simone Plant from the Transport and Engineering   Maintenance Facility.
Administrative Assistant Lynne Rainford based at Service Headquarters