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Advanced appoints Amanda Hope as UK Fire Business Development Manager

Fire-protection solutions company Advanced has appointed Amanda Hope to drive its growth strategy in key sectors. Over the past 20 years, Amanda has helped implement Advanced’s fire-protection solutions at some of the UK’s most prestigious and high-profile sites, including the…

Hyfire appoints Tom Crane as Business Unit Director

Global wireless fire-detection and alarm devices leader, Hyfire, a Halma plc company, has appointed Tom Crane as Business Unit Director, responsible for overseeing future growth of the business and managing its nationwide sales team in the UK and Ireland. Tom,…

Burning bins to get high: the return of Britain’s most stupid craze

Every few years the ridiculous urban legend of burning bins to get high comes back round again, and with lockdown boredom on the rise it seems that Britain’s most stupid are back in town. According to waste removal specialists Divert.co.uk,…

Meet the team striving to protect you and your home

Prevention is better than cure – an old saying that is very fitting for Kent’s modern-day fire service, which strives to prevent fires and other emergencies from happening in the first place. In the last two years alone, Kent Fire…

Rapid testing reduces Covid spread among firefighters

The Area Commander for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue has said the widespread use of lateral flow devices (LFDs) has been a ‘vital resource in protecting teams and allowing the Service to operate at full capacity’. According to Stuart Smith, regular…

New report shows huge concern for fire-safety compliance in the workplace

JLA’s 2021 Fire Safety Accountability Report has revealed that over 60% of people responsible for fire safety in the workplace or commercial believe they could be doing more to ensure the building is fire safe. The findings show that 10%…

Firex International launches connect 2021 online event

FIREX International Connect 2021 will take place throughout June Exhibiting information can be downloaded from here FIREX International, Europe’s largest gathering of fire safety professionals, is launching FIREX International Connect 2021, which will take place online throughout June. The virtual event…

Dräger wins place on national YPO framework for the supply of PPE to the Emergency Services and Blue Light responders

Specialist personal protective equipment from Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, will now be available to all Emergency Services and Blue Light organisations in the UK through a new framework agreement with public-sector procurement…

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV domestic fire system elevates protection at new apartment block

Hush ActiV, C-TEC’s innovative new BS 5839-6 domestic fire-alarm system, is providing first-class fire protection at a luxury apartment block in Bolton. Set in stunning landscaped gardens in Horwich, a small town on the edge of the West Pennine Moors,…

Fire Safety Forum 2021 online event: Global Approach to Fire & Life Safety

The Fire Safety Forum, presented by the Institution of Fire Engineers GCC UAE Branch, is launching six weeks of virtual international best-practice conferences running from 3 March to 7 April 2021. Taking up the Forum’s theme ‘A Global Approach to…

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