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  • Herefordshire volunteer team officially launched

    Thursday 17 February 2011

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) celebrated the launch of its new Community Safety Volunteer Team for Herefordshire last night (Wednesday 16 February).

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  • Serious RTC just outside Canon Pyon

    Wednesday 16 February 2011

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (H&WFRS) was called to a serious road traffic collision along the A4110, just outside Canon Pyon in Herefordshire, at around 2.10pm this afternoon (Wednesday 16 February).

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  • Budget approved - with no increase in council tax

    Wednesday 16 February 2011

    Members of Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Authority have today (Wednesday 16 February) approved the 2011/2012 budget for the Fire and Rescue Service in the two counties at £31.195m - a budget that requires no increase in council tax.

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  • Statement for Fire Control project

    Wednesday 16 February 2011

    Councillor Brigadier Peter Jones CBE, Chairman of Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Authority, said: "A formal update on the Fire Control project and the way forward for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was given at today's Fire Authority meeting (Wednesday 16 February).

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  • Ghanaian officials visit Worcester fire station

    Wednesday 16 February 2011

    A group of government officials from Ghana called by at Worcester fire station yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 15 February) as part of a ten-day visit to the city.

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  • Partnership event a success

    Wednesday 16 February 2011

    A four-day campaign held in Exhall Close in Redditch has been a success, according to the partner agencies involved.

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  • Electric blanket testing offered in Redditch

    Monday 14 February 2011

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (H&WFRS) will be offering free electric blanket testing as part of a showcase of services for older people taking place in Redditch next week.

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  • Fire Control project

    Monday 14 February 2011

    Hereford & Worcester and Shropshire fire and rescue services are investigating the feasibility of developing a shared control room following the Government's decision not to go ahead with the national Fire Control project.

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  • House Fire in Bewdley

    Monday 14 February 2011

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called to Welch Gate in Bewdley at the weekend following reports of a building on fire.

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  • Exercise Toxic Spa returns to Droitwich

    Thursday 10 February 2011

    A major exercise, codenamed 'Toxic Spa', was held at the Fire Service Training & Development Centre in Droitwich yesterday (Wednesday 9 February) for the second year running.

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