October 2021 eNewsletter - FiRELiNK

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


HRH The Earl of Wessex opens state-of-the-art training centre

Firefighters and staff from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex to Winsford this afternoon (Wednesday) to officially open the new state-of-the-art training centre on Sadler Road.

The Earl was greeted by Chair of Cheshire Fire Authority Cllr Bob Rudd and he was given a guided tour of the multi-million pound facility.

Firefighters put their skills to into action and demonstrated how the training centre will be used to ensure Cheshire’s firefighters have the expertise and knowledge to keep residents safe for years to come.

The facilities have been designed to immerse firefighters in real-life operational situations making them better equipped and skilled to keep the communities of Cheshire and surrounding areas safe.

The centre utilises innovative technology and real-life scenario sets, ranging from serious motorway collisions to dealing with building fires and chemical incidents.

As part of his visit, the Earl also met with a number of key emergency services staff from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, Cheshire Constabulary and North West Ambulance Service to thank them for their dedication throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more - HRH The Earl of Wessex opens state-of-the-art training centre


2022/2023 Draft Annual Action Plan Consultation

Cheshire Fire Authority has launched a consultation on its draft annual action plan for 2022-2023.

The Plan was developed to review progress against its key objectives that are set out in the Authority’s 2020-2024 Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) and to outline any emerging risks and new proposals to address these risks.

Read the draft annual action plan and have your say



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Last updated: Monday 25 October 2021