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News Archive

 October 2015

Firefighters triumph in world rescue challenge
Firefighters from Brewood returned victorious after winning fourth place in the World Rescue Trauma Challenge competition in Portugal.
Abbotts Bromley firefighters get in a lather for charity
Firefighters from Abbots Bromley Fire Station will be getting in a lather when they hold a charity car wash on Sunday November 1, 2015 from 10am to 2pm.
Service launches trailblazing health initiative
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a trailblazing initiative which sees a medically trained firefighter carrying out basic health checks to support older people.
Event marks official opening of Longton Community Fire Station
Longton’s new community fire station will be officially opened during a special ceremony on Thursday, November 5.
Designs for Biddulph's joint fire, ambulance and community facility are to be showcased
A blueprint for Biddulph’s new £1.175 million joint fire, ambulance and community facility will be showcased in the village on Wednesday, November 4.
Don't be a fool with fireworks
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging revellers to celebrate safely during the Bonfire Night festivities.
Health campaign helps vulnerable keep warm this winter
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has added its support to a health campaign to help the most vulnerable members of the community in Newcastle-under-Lyme keep warm safely this winter.
Report highlights partnership pledge
The Service has released a report highlighting the collaborative work it is doing to make the county as safe as possible, improve health and wellbeing and deliver cost savings.
Walk winners clock up miles for community safety
Members of the public who walked Rugeley Community Fire Station’s Wellbeing Mile on October 1 were crowned winners of the community prize yesterday, after clocking up a staggering 272 miles around the course.
Time capsule burial marks milestone
Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on November 4 when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
Carbon monoxide warning following recent incident
Firefighters are urging people to ensure that they have carbon monoxide detectors fitted in their homes after a device activated, alerting a couple to a potentially life-threatening situation.
Pioneering project will support local businesses
A pioneering partnership which will help to support existing businesses and create new jobs across Staffordshire is set to be launched.
Events marks offical opening of Kinver Community Fire Station
Kinver’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony this week.
Spooks and Sparklers car hits the road to spread Halloween and Bonfire Night safety message
The eye-catching Spooks and Sparklers car – part of a campaign to encourage responsible and safe behaviour over the Halloween and Bonfire Night period – has taken to the road.
Longton Firefighters make a splash for charity
Firefighters from Longton Community Fire Station will be getting in a lather when they hold a charity car wash on Saturday October 17, 2015 from 10am to 4pm.
Official opening of Kinver Community Fire Station
Kinver’s new community fire station will be officially opened during a special ceremony on Tuesday, October 13.
Book your stall for the Stokie Christmas Market
Stall-holders are being urged to book a spot for the second Stokie Christmas Market – before places run out.
Bonfire night sparks hard-hitting campaign
A campaign which aims to keep young people safe during Bonfire Night is taking place in North Staffordshire. Operation Good Guy delivers hard hitting messages highlighting the life-changing dangers of firework misuse to school children.
Community Safety Day is hailed a success
Staffordshire’s Community Safety Day has been hailed a success after hundreds of residents flocked to events across the county.
Firefighters back hospice's bring a pound campaign
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has pledged its support to Dougie Mac’s Bring a Pound Day which takes place on October 9, to raise much needed funds for the Blurton hospice.
Chief Fire Officer welocmes new national partnership
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer has today welcomed a national partnership between the fire and rescue service and the NHS.
County-wide safety drive benefits thousands of tenants
More than 2,500 homes across Staffordshire are now better protected thanks to a county-wide safety drive aimed at landlords.
Flames Aren't Games Winner Announced
Hundreds of teenagers across the county took part in Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Flames Aren’t Games PlayStation4 Competition, with one lucky winner from Longton scooping the prize.
Christmas comes early for amazon fire winner
Christmas came early for Woodseaves resident Laura Ashton when she won an Amazon Fire tablet worth £80 in a prize draw at Gnosall Community Safety Day, on October 1 2015.
Smoke alarm promotes lucky escape
A Cheddleton man in his 80s had a lucky escape from a house fire after a smoke alarm fitted the day before activated and alerted firefighters.
Fire in Govan Road, Fenton, Stoke on Trent
Firefighters attended an incident at ABC Transport on Govan Road, Fenton, Stoke- on-Trent at 11.31pm yesterday evening.
Gnosall community safety day raises funds for firefighters charity
A total of £65 was raised for the Fire Fighters Charity at Gnosall Fire Station’s Community Safety Day on October 1.
Firefighters turn soap stars for charity
Firefighters from Brewood Fire Station will be getting in a lather when they hold a charity car wash on Saturday October 24, 2015 from 10am to 2pm.