November 2018 Enewsletter – Firelink

Welcome to the November edition of the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service e-Newsletter.

Have your say on our draft plans for 2019/2020

Cheshire Fire Authority has published its draft Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) 2019/2020 for consultation.   Every year the Authority publishes an Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP). This plan is about improving public safety, reducing the number of emergency incidents and saving lives.

The plan provides information on the risks facing Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and details how the organisation is structured and operates to mitigate these risks. Have your say by filling out a short survey.

Find out more – Read our draft plans for 2019/2020 and have your say

Emergency Services Christmas Carol Concert 2018

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, Cheshire Constabulary and North West Ambulance Service are coming together once again for our annual Joint Emergency Services Christmas Carol Concert.

This a FREE event with all welcome, so please bring your family and friends along to Chester Cathedral and join us on Tuesday 4 December 2018.

Find out more – Emergency Services Christmas Carol Concert 2018

Pedal Smart

We’re proud to be collaborating with British Cycling to present Pedal Smart, a course aimed at cyclists aged 14 and above. This free course aims to get cyclists thinking in a more informed way about their personal safety and, importantly, the safety of others.

Book onto one of our free courses now.

Find out more – Pedal Smart

Could you be an on-call firefighter?

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is recruiting for on-call firefighters at the following fire stations: Alsager, Audlem, Birchwood, Bollington, Frodsham, Holmes Chapel, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Malpas, Middlewich, Penketh, Stockton Heath, Tarporley, Wilmslow and Winsford Fire Stations.

Could you be an on-call firefighter?

We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals with common sense, the ability to work as part of a team and able to deal with physically and emotionally demanding situations. Qualifications aren’t necessary, applicants just need to be at least 18 years old and physically and medically fit with good hearing and eyesight.

Potential recruits also need to be able to reach their local fire station within five minutes of home or work and have a real interest in the fire and rescue service and helping in the community. The role attracts an average income in the region of £5000 a year.

Find out more – On-call firefighter recruitment

Electrical Fire Safety

Electrical appliances have become a staple of modern life – from fridges and phones to toasters or the TV, it’s hard to think of how we would get by without a few electrically-powered essentials.

Find out more – Electrical fire safety

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Ashley Lawton (Cheshire Fire , Administrator, Cheshire Fire)