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  • Local firefighters come first in Luxembourg lifesaving competition

    Friday 08 June 2018

    Talented firefighters from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) recently demonstrated their lifesaving skills in the Luxembourg National Rescue Challenge that saw firefighters from across Europe compete in a range of challenging rescue scenarios.

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  • All motorists encouraged to ‘Think Bike’ during national motorcycle week of action

    Thursday 31 May 2018

    Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police, together with the Safer Roads Partnership, are reminding road users to 'THINK BIKE' this week during the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) National Motorcycle Week of Action.

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  • Hereford & Worcester Fire & Rescue Authority supports judicial review challenge

    Wednesday 30 May 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire Authority (HWFA) decided today to support a judicial review challenge to the former Home Secretary's decision to change the governance of the Service from an authority made up of local councillors from the two counties to the Police & Crime Commissioner.

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  • Fire Service supports Dementia Action Week

    Thursday 17 May 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is supporting Dementia Action Week, which is running 21 - 27 May 2018.

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  • Free P.S.A blood test for men aged 45+

    Tuesday 15 May 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is hosting Worcestershire Prostate Awareness Group this Saturday (19th May) to provide FREE PSA blood tests for men aged 45+. The FREE PSA testing will take place at Droitwich Fire Station, Friar Street from 9:30am – 1:00pm, to arrange a test please phone 07522 504 300.

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  • Fire Service supports Deaf Awareness Week

    Friday 11 May 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) reaches out to deaf and hard of hearing people during Deaf Awareness Week (14 - 20 May) to ensure they have effective smoke alarms in place.

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  • Commemorating the bravery and sacrifice of our fallen firefighters

    Wednesday 09 May 2018

    Recently, the second annual Firefighters' Memorial Day, supported by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) was held across the country, with many Fire Stations nationwide commemorating the bravery and sacrifice of those that have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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  • Fire Service supports Mental Health Awareness Week

    Tuesday 08 May 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week that runs from 14th to 20th May. This year's focus is stress – we all know what it is like to feel stressed and feel under pressure. But becoming overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health problems or make existing problems much worse.

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  • A spring clean could save your life!

    Thursday 03 May 2018

    It may be the last month of spring, but there's still time to squeeze in a final spring clean. A part of the national fire safety campaign, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to clear the clutter that may be blocking escape routes and to make sure their family, guests and loved ones know how to get out, stay out, and call 999 in the event of a fire.

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  • Join the fire service and support Plastic Free Day

    Friday 27 April 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) will be supporting Plastic Free Day on 8 May 2018, which aims to raise awareness of how much disposable plastic we all use in our everyday lives.

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