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Capita acquires Call Vision Technologies Ltd

Capita plc announces it has acquired Southampton-based Call Vision Technologies Ltd, a bespoke voice and data solutions specialist for the emergency services and other critical response organisations. The acquisition provides Capita with a wide range of telephony centric products for…

Leading UK Aircraft Ground Support Engineering Manufacturer Adds Rescue Stairs to its portfolio

Mallaghan Engineering Limited ® was originally established as a civil engineering firm in the 1960’s. The company founded by Terry Mallaghan has since become one of the leading aviation industry suppliers in the airport ground support equipment sector; producing highly acclaimed GSE…

British Safety Council presents Sword and Globe Awards to world-wide leaders in health, safety and environmental management

The British Safety Council presented the prestigious Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for the exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks to businesses from around the world, at the awards ceremony held on Friday, 24 November at Drapers’…

Shropshire Fire Stations in the UK Fight Back Against Thieves

Firefighters in Shropshire, UK are fighting back after “despicable” thieves put lives at risk by stealing lifesaving equipment from the County’s fire stations. Shropshire is only the third fire and rescue service in the UK after Bedfordshire and Oxfordshire to…

Hampshire FRS Achieve Record Spike in On-Call Firefighter Recruitment

The largest ever intake of on-call trainee firefighters has started at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. The record recruitment level comes after a spike in applications following a series of high-profile campaigns during the past six months. The 26 people began the eight-day…

New safety laws to help put the UK at the forefront of drone technology development

UK Police are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. The measures are intended to allow drone users to continue flying safely and legally, helping to place…

Agrippa magnetic door holder

According to Atomik Research, over one-third of people admit that they have seen a fire door propped open in their building. The effects of wedging open a fire door can be devastating, as this allows toxic smoke and flames to…

Record haul of awards for firefighter Jasper – dubbed a ’24-carat diamond’ as Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Celebrate Successes

A firefighter who has helped raise more than £100,000 for charity and put on parties for thousands of pensioners has been awarded a trio of gongs. Kevin ‘Jasper’ Taylor took the top accolade of the Chairman’s Award at Hampshire Fire and…

FireAngel launches new website  with Dedicated Section for UK Fire and Rescue Services

FireAngel has launched a new and improved website that not only allows visitors quicker and simpler access to its growing range of technologies, but also a dedicated Fire & Rescue Services section that offers technical information and installation advice. The…

Firefighters – Sabrina, Lisa and Sharon – an insight into their lives and motivations for being firefighters

From the Community – For the Community Three Devon and Somerset Firefighters from Plympton, UK have proven popular on social media after one of their colleagues posted a photo of them in the back of a fire engine returning from…

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