The owners of Yorkshire-based ambulance manufacturer O&H Vehicle Technology have today (Thursday 2 January), announced that its parent company – Venari Group – is to launch a new manufacturing facility in West Yorkshire in February 2020. Venari Group CEO, Oliver North – an emergency vehicle specialist – has unveiled plans to begin manufacturing at the... Read more »
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Capita begins construction of new £5m training facilities for MOD firefighters at the Fire Service College19-Dec-201916:03
Capita hosted a turf-cutting ceremony at its Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh recently to mark the start of construction of new training facilities for MOD firefighters and personnel. The £5m investment will play a key part in Capita’s 12-year Defence Fire and Rescue Project to manage and modernise the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) fire and... Read more »
A new joint fire and police headquarters for Nottinghamshire was given the go-ahead by planners in Gedling on 4 December 2019. Gedling Borough Council’s planning committee has agreed to Nottinghamshire Police’s current Sherwood Lodge base being transformed with a new building to include Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service on the same site. They will leave... Read more »
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A host of leading organisations working with emergency services and critical control room operations have joined forces to support national awards, which recognise the sector’s unsung heroes. Nominations are now open for the APD Control Room Awards 2020 and individuals and teams are being urged to put their control room colleagues forward to be recognised... Read more »
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Wiltshire Air Ambulance has enhanced the blood products it can give to critically injured or unwell people by carrying plasma. The charity is now carrying two units of plasma onboard and this will be used with two units of O negative blood (packed red blood cells). Wiltshire Air Ambulance has been carrying packed red blood... Read more »
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