31 May 202307:13
Walthamstow Fire Station in North East London is no longer powered by gas and is now using an electric air source heat pump with power provided by solar panels capable of producing 50kw of electricity every day. This power is enough to meet the station’s needs and export power to the national grid; for every... Read more »
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30 May 202315:54
Nottinghamshire Police has won an award for its part in helping support children during the school holidays. Nottinghamshire Police worked closely with Nottingham City Council who part funded the work through its Holiday Activity Fund (HAF). Trent Bridge Community Trust and other partners helped to organise the events. The HAF programme began in 2018 when... Read more »
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30 May 202314:39
London Mayor Sadiq Khan is setting up the London Policing Board to provide oversight and scrutiny of reform following on from Dame Louise Casey’s damning report into the culture of the Met Police. The new Board is part of a package of measures by the Mayor to accelerate the root and branch reforms of the... Read more »
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22 May 202316:43
The Police Covenant Oversight Board has published its first annual report. Out of its initial 11 objectives, three have been completed and the report provides a further three priorities for the coming year. There is a legal requirement for the Government to report annually to Parliament on issues relating to police welfare, wellbeing and support.... Read more »
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22 May 202315:49
This article first appeared in the April issue of Emergency Services Times. Words: Jan Morris, Area Manager, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service When I joined the fire and rescue service in 1998, there was no uniform and no personal protective equipment (PPE) designed for women. I had to make do with kit that was designed... Read more »
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