Andrew Impey saddles up for another fire charity fundraiser

He’s back! Andrew Impey is set to embark on another cycle ride to raise even more for The Fire Fighters Charity. Following on from his previous fundraisers, the 13-year-old will venture eastward through Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent ticking off…

Supporting Fire and Rescue Services’ mental health needs

The Fire Fighters Charity has long supported the mental health of individuals from across the UK’s fire services community, providing dedicated psychological therapy services to help its beneficiaries manage issues such as stress, anxiety and depression. We understand the short-…

Fire chiefs raise cash for charity

COG-RATULATIONS! This was the message to fire service senior management who took on an epic cycle ride for charity and raised more than £2,000. Members of the Chief Officers Group – known as COG – cycled more than 75 miles…

Bear necessities: More than 100 toys arrive at fire station after unusual appeal

When a firefighter put out a Facebook appeal for a special teddy bear he was in for a BIG surprise – with toy animals arriving at the station in their droves. On-call Crew Manager Richard Scarth put out the social…

Andrew Impey rides again! Autistic schoolboy raises funds for fire charity

A 12-year-old autistic schoolboy and charity fundraiser is taking on a new ‘75 challenge’ to boost the coffers of The Fire Fighters Charity. Andrew Impey, from Southsea, plans to be cycling for 75 hours, visit 75 fire stations, have 75…

The Fire Fighters Charity: putting firefighters first

In the early 1940s London, and cities and towns across the UK, were subjected to devastating bombing raids as the Blitz brought the Second World War to our shores. It was a terrifying time that tested the mettle of Britons,…

Free tyre checks staff are working at the car wash

Firefighters and Highways England staff from Cheshire and Lancashire have joined forces in a ground-breaking partnership to help reduce deaths, injuries and incident-related congestion on the region’s roads. In a national project being trialled in the North West, Highways England…

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