Staffordshire news and blogs Friday 23 March 2018
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Tamworth firefighters commended for bravery 

25 Oct 17

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have recognised eight Tamworth firefighters for their bravery at a serious incident.

Children assessed for smoke inhalation after Tamworth flat fire 

22 Sep 17

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging residents to check they have working smoke alarms after a fire in a Tamworth home.

Incident at Drayton Manor 

9 May 17

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended an incident at Drayton Manor.

Large Fire at Tamworth Business 

4 May 17

Crews from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and neighbouring fire services are dealing with a large fire at an Tame Valley Industrial Estate in Tamworth.

Tamworth School Children Invited to Interactive Safety Event 

4 May 17

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) are set to host a number of multi-agency events for school children.

Tamworth care home fire caused by discarded cigarette 

18 Apr 17

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have issued a reminder to take care when disposing of smoking materials.

Tamworth house fire sparks warning over smoking 

31 Mar 17

Firefighters have issued a safety warning in the wake of a house fire in Tamworth which was caused by discarded smoking materials.

Could you be a retained firefighter in Tamworth? 

16 Feb 17

The Service is holding recruitment days at Tamworth Fire Station, on Lichfield Street, on Wednesday, February 22 at 6pm and Saturday, February 25 at 10am.

Sprinkler system installed at fire-damaged accommodation 

2 Nov 16

A sheltered housing scheme in Tamworth which was severely damaged by a blaze has now been renovated and fitted with a potentially life-saving sprinkler system.

Primary school takes part in ‘Kinder Cadets’ pilot project 

18 Oct 16

Pupils at a Tamworth primary school have been learning about fire safety as part of a six-week pilot project.

Free StreetStadia™ sessions in Tamworth over the summer holiday 

19 Jul 16

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Burton Albion to deliver free sports sessions in Tamworth over the school summer holiday.

Safety Town returns to Tamworth 

27 Apr 16

Hundreds of Tamworth pupils will learn about the perils of playing with fire and the consequences of crime as part of a joint initiative.

Air cadets mark anniversary with fire service visit 

8 Apr 16

2016 marks the 75th anniversary of Air Cadets and the Tamworth squadron celebrated the occasion with a visit to Tamworth Community Fire Station on April 7.

E-cigarette explosion sparks fire service warning 

26 Feb 16

Firefighters are issuing a warning to e-cigarette users after a man from Tamworth was left with second and third degree burns when an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pocket.

Overloaded plug socket sparks severe house fire 

22 Jan 16

Firefighters are warning residents not to overload plug sockets in the wake of a severe house fire in Tamworth.

Pilot project keeps Tamworth vulnerable warm 

18 Dec 15

Firefighters and Joint Operations Group in Tamworth have joined forces as part of a pioneering pilot project to help the most vulnerable members of the community cope with the approaching cold weather.

Top tips for shoppers in Tamworth 

9 Nov 15

Community Safety Officers will be giving shoppers in Tamworth top tips on electrical fire safety on Friday, November 13.

Ground-breaking partnership will keep Tamworth elderly safe 

25 Sep 15

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Age UK to deliver a ground-breaking initiative which will highlight and reduce home-based risks faced by older people.

Staffordshire Police Open Day Sunday 28 June 

23 Jun 15

With just days to go until the Open Day this Sunday, Staffordshire Police are busy making final preparations as they set to throw open their gates and host a behind the scenes day at Police Headquarters.

Still time to have your say on Policing and crime in rural areas 

18 Jun 15

Staffordshire Police is encouraging residents to take part in the biggest ever poll on countryside crime before it closes next week.

Do any of these tools belong to you? 

18 Jun 15

We want to hear from you if you believe any of these items are yours…

A5/M42 fatal collision 

16 Jun 15

Officers have named the man who died in the RTC on the A5 in Tamworth on Sunday as 56 year-old Glyn Marshall of Cunningham Road, Walsall.

Attempted burglary at Tamworth Snowdome 

16 Jun 15

Officers are appealing for information relating to an attempted burglary at the Snowdome in Tamworth.

Warning against home security scam 

5 Jun 15

Police have issued a warning about companies offering to install burglar alarm systems, which come with a hidden £3,000 bill.

We support the biggest ever National Rural Crime Survey 

4 Jun 15

Staffordshire’s residents urged to make their voices heard by taking part in the National Rural Crime Survey…