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Blue Light Open Day 2015

Get your tickets for the Blue Light Open Day!

On Sunday, 16 July the doors of Cheshire Constabulary HQ will be thrown open for the public to see the good work that Cheshire’s police and fire services do around the clock.


Alsager fire cadets

Alsager cadets make history

The first batch of Alsager fire cadets had their ‘passing out’ parade at the fire station last week.


Congleton firefighter Richard Moores during a race

Cheshire Fire and Rescue firefighter gets into Team GB

A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighter has cycled his way into Team GB ahead of a road race in France in August.


Chris Harrop receiving his award from Fire Authority member Eleanor Johnson

Two Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service volunteers given awards

Two Warrington men have been given awards by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service for racking up more than 7,000 hours volunteering.


Craig Howell's wife, Anita, picked up the award on his behalf from Fire Authority member Eleanor Johnson

Fire cadet leader from Sandbach given award

A Sandbach man has been given a volunteering award after giving over 2,000 hours of his own time for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Cadets.


Tumble dryer after a fire

Warning after tumble dryer recall

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to check the make of their tumble dryer after a full recall was issued by a manufacturer.


(l-r) Firefighters Paul Leigh and Ashley Powell running the Great Manchester Half Marathon

Middlewich firefighters to run Manchester Half Marathon in full fire kit

Two firefighters from Middlewich Fire Station are going the extra mile for charity as they prepare to take on the Great Manchester Run Half Marathon in three-stone worth of fire kit.


Alice Humphreys (right) receiving her brand new deep fat fryer from Chester firefighter Richard Whitley

92-year-old woman gets new fryer

Fire crews in Chester recently made a 92-year-old woman's day after they replaced her traditional chip pan with a brand new deep fat fryer.


Firefighter

Warning against entering disused buildings after arson in Ellesmere Port

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are warning people not to enter disused buildings after an arson in Ellesmere Port.


 Kirsty Tarbuck following house fire

Warrington woman appeals for people to fit smoke alarms after house fire

A Warrington woman has said that there was “no doubt” that her and her family would have been killed in a house fire if she didn’t have a smoke alarm.


Halton Princes Trust Team students on an earlier course

Free Prince's Trust Programme looks for new recruits in Halton

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is looking to recruit a team of young people from the Halton area to take part in a free Prince's Trust course.


Young people from Winsford graduate from Prince's Trust Programme

Young people from Winsford graduate from Prince's Trust Programme

A group of young people from the Winsford area have graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led Prince's Trust Team programme at an awards ceremony held at Park Royal Hotel in Warrington.


Young people from Halton graduate from Prince's Trust programme

Young people from Halton graduate from Prince's Trust programme

A group of young people from the Halton area have graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led Prince's Trust Team programme at an awards ceremony held at Park Royal Hotel in Warrington.


Thelwall Junior School pupils test out the fire escape plan quiz for Cheshire firefighters

Thelwall pupils help plan escape route game for firefighters

Since its launch almost two years ago Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service’s website for the younger audience has a new game added.


Firefighter

Want to join our amazing team? Try out at Winsford on-call firefighter recruitment taster event

Fire chiefs are inviting anyone who wants to serve their community to have a taste of what it's like to be an on-call firefighter in Winsford.


Young people from Ellesmere Port graduate from The Prince's Trust programme

Young people from Ellesmere Port graduate from The Prince's Trust programme

A group of young people from Ellesmere Port graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service led Prince's Trust programme at an awards ceremony held at Chester Town Hall.


Young people from Chester graduate from Prince's Trust programme

Young people from Chester graduate from Prince's Trust programme

A group of young people from Chester have graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led Prince's Trust programme.


Powey Lane Fire Station

Powey Lane Fire Station opens its doors to the public

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service invites the public to take a tour of the brand new Powey Lane Fire Station from 4pm until 6pm on Tuesday 2nd May.


Safety officer inspection a fire alarm at a business

Free events help highlight business safety

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is holding two informal free events to help businesses understand their legal obligations – while also helping to protect livelihoods from the devastation of fire.


Water rescue

Firefighters promote water safety and drowning prevention

Cheshire firefighters are joining colleagues across the country to raise awareness of the dangers of everyday activities near water, as part of a national safety campaign.


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