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Secutech introduces digital platform to run alongside April 2021 exhibition

To accommodate the needs of overseas participants, Secutech is launching an online platform to supplement its 23rd edition. ‘Secutech hybrid’ is the new digital platform that will allow international participants to network and conduct business meetings despite travel restrictions caused…

Fire service steps up to 2020 challenges

Despite 2020 bringing unprecedented challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has continued to deliver vital services to the residents of Cambridgeshire. While maintaining an effective emergency response, staff have been delivering safety advice and supporting…

London’s firefighters attended two animal rescues a day in 2020

Firefighters rescued two animals a day during 2020 – a big increase on the previous three years, according to new figures from London Fire Brigade. London’s firefighters attended a total of 755 animal rescues last year – the equivalent of…

Firefighter PPE manufacturer celebrates business growth with string of new appointments

FlamePro, a British manufacturer of life-saving garments for firefighters, is celebrating a string of recent appointments within the firm, following recent business success. The specialist FR PPE provider has recently welcomed four new recruits over recent months: Vicki Jackson has…

National Operational Guidance consultation

The consultation for the National Operational Guidance for Fire survival guidance has now commenced. The consultation will close at midday on Friday, 5 February 2021. The document has been created to guide fire-control personnel when providing fire survival guidance to…

Baldwin Boxall announce Directorship appointment

Anthony Morgan has been appointed to the role of Technical Director at Baldwin Boxall, with Dave Boxall still very much involved in the business and with his new title of Founding Director. Anthony has been with the company for over…

Making time for essential building maintenance

Karen Trigg of Allegion UK provides insight on the safety standards that buildings must meet and why now seems an opportune time to carry out essential maintenance in a bid to help to achieve them. Regular building maintenance has and…

Hochiki Italia gives Eurovetrocap the full safety package

Just outside Milan, the Eurovetrocap warehouse manufactures glass and plastic containers for the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food industries. Having undergone a period of significant growth in the last 35 years, the business hosts a variety of manufacturing and decorating machinery…

Sottish Fire and Rescue issues frozen-water warning

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is warning communities across Scotland to stay clear of frozen water as temperatures drop. The national service is urging the public to be aware of the risks of going onto, or allowing children…

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