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  • New speed enforcement sites launching across Worcestershire

    Monday 18 June 2018

    The Safer Roads Partnership in Warwickshire and West Mercia is launching a number of new mobile speed enforcement sites in Worcestershire, in direct response to concerns raised about the speed of vehicles travelling in each area.

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  • Kidderminster Fire Station opens its doors to the public

    Friday 15 June 2018

    Kidderminster Fire Station on Castle Road will be opening its doors to the public this Saturday (16 June) from 12pm - 4pm for its annual open day. The event is free for all to attend and promises to be entertaining for all of the family.

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  • Water safety advice for Drowning Prevention Week

    Wednesday 13 June 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is supporting Drowning Prevention Week, an initiative of the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) which will run from 15 to 25 June 2018.

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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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