Tag: Peter Dartford
Attacks on firefighters by a gang of youths have been branded “disgusting”.
The crew were pelted with bricks and stones as they tackled a blazes in Shelton and Bentilee on Monday (November 5).
Twenty student firefighters have been showing off their skills at Stafford Fire Station.
The group, aged nine to 17, were celebrating a £14,000 donation to their training scheme by the Staffordshire County Councillors Local Community Fund.
The county’s fire chief has said safety will not be compromised as Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service begins to make £4million of cuts.
The service needs to make the savings by 2015 to meet budget targets.
Cannock Community Fire Station has been officially opened by Olympic gold medalist Imran Sherwani.
The Stoke-born Olympian scored two out three goals against Germany in the 1988 hockey finals in Seoul.
The new Hanley Community Fire Station has been officially opened.
The site includes a community meeting room, a dedicated area for student firefighters, a gym for supervised groups and a partnership area, including a station of 41 fire fighters.