On the 28th June 2006 Sally Barnett, a Fire Control Operator based at Shrewsbury, fractured a vertebra in a horse riding accident. Her speedy recovery was aided by one of the three National Therapy Centers run by The Firefighters Charity.
Staff from Jubilee House, situated in Cumbria, were able to work with Sally and her injury and get her back to fitness quicker than expected. A year to the day later she was able to climb Mount Snowdon to raise money for the charity in order to show her appreciation.Read more
Shropshire firefighters (l to r)Adam Tempest, Aide Taylor and Lee Guinea took the opportunity at F.Hinds jewellers in Telford Town Centre to remind everyone to test their smoke alarms at the same time as clocks go forward one hour this weekendRead more
Guy Williams from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service thanks Neen Savage Women’s Institute for their partnership working.
In April 2013 SFRS approached Shropshire WI to establish a partnership which could utilise the excellent links the WI has especially in rural communities.
Very quickly Neen Savage WI became the fore runners for this new partnership and with some basic training and appropriate supplies the ladies were soon out and about in the local community establishing who had or didn’t have working smoke alarms.Read more
Station Manager Neil Groves (Centre) with Hodnet firefighter Ruth Walkerdine (left) and Watch Commander Debbie Davies with 12 women who attended the firefighter "taster"session at Craven Arms fire station over the weekendRead more
Assistant Chief Fire Officer Andy Johnson with Diana Flint, Sir Algernon Heber-Percy, Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority chairman Stuart West and Assistant Chief Fire Officer Louise MckenzieRead more
A happy ending: Air ambulance paramedic Kerry Hemas with farmer Graham Heatley holding the spike that speared him with firefighter John Deakin at the farm at The Grange, Lyneal, near Ellesmere, ShropshireRead more