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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Long service awards evening

04/03/2016

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service personnel from across the county were awarded for their long service and good conduct on March 1.

The Lord Lieutenant Colonel Michael Beatty presented the medals and Vice Chairman of the Fire and Rescue Authority Councillor Lee Wanger presented the certificates.

The Long Service Award is presented to members of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service who have completed 20 years’ continuous service.

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

Recipients from across the county who received a medal and certificate during the event at the Service’s headquarters are as follows:

Watch Manager Mike Burnside from Lichfield Community Fire Station and Stone Community Fire Station

Watch Manager Simon Cartlidge from Burton Community Fire Station

Firefighter Leisa Morgan from Burton Community Fire Station

Firefighter Lee Sanders from Tamworth Community Fire Station

Station Manager Graham Mills from Rugeley Community Fire Station and Penkridge Community Fire Station

Station Manager Paul Shaw from the Western Service Delivery Group

Station Manager David Steele from Stone Community Fire Station, Eccleshall Community Fire Station and Gnosall Community Fire Station

Watch Manager Karl Wood-Emery from Stafford Fire Station

Watch Manager Paul Cornwell from Longton Community Fire Station

Firefighter Tom Darby from Newcastle Community Fire Station

Firefighter Steve Hodgkins from Ipstones Fire Station
Firefighter and Crew Manager Darren Jones from Newcastle Community Fire Station

ENDS