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COMMUNITY FUNDAY LEEK
 Fire Fighters and staff from Leek’s new Community Fire Station are inviting the public to join them for a community fun day on Saturday 6th August from 10am until 3pm.
People encouraged to have their say on Fire Service plans
 People in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire are being encouraged to have their say on Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s plans for 2017-2020.
Fire Service receives award for work with volunteers
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s efforts to involve members of the community in its vital community safety work have been recognised with the ‘Investing in Volunteers’ award.
Swim safely this summer, says Fire Service
 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has warned people not to take a dip in reservoirs, canals, rivers and lakes this summer.
Free StreetStadia™ sessions in Tamworth over the summer holiday
 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Burton Albion to deliver free sports sessions in Tamworth over the school summer holiday.
Free Stoke City football sessions in Bentilee over the summer holiday
 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Stoke City to deliver free football sessions in Bentilee over the school summer holiday.
Free sports sessions in Hednesford Park over the summer holiday
Amateur cyclist achieves record time
A health, fitness and wellbeing advisor at Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service -and keen amateur cyclist - has just entered the record books after securing one of the fastest female times ever ridden over 10 miles.
Fire service apprentices in the spotlight at graduation ceremony
Apprentices from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service joined young people from across the county at a special graduation ceremony.
Firefighters encourage pushing the button at Pride
Firefighters will be visiting the popular Stoke Pride celebrations on Saturday to give out top tips on how to stay safe.
Statement Re: Fire reform transparency survey
IN RESPONSE: The Home Secretary recently announced a package of reforms to the Fire and Rescue Services in England including seeking greater transparency by making information on the service more easily accessible to the public online.
Community encouraged to beware of faulty electric blankets
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging the public to think about their safety after an investigation found an electric blanket was responsible for a fatal fire.
MORE Awards winners revealed for Stafford area
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration marked its ninth year in style last night with firefighters, support staff and volunteers from the east of the county being recognised for their contributions to the community and the service at the annual MORE Awards.
MORE Awards winners revealed for the east of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration marked its ninth year last night with firefighters, support staff and volunteers from the east of the county being recognised for their contributions to the community and the service at the annual MORE Awards.
MORE Awards winner revealed for the north of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration marked its ninth year last night with firefighters, support staff and volunteers being recognised for their contributions to the community and the service at the annual MORE Awards.
Fire Service Gets Glowing Report
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have received a glowing report outlining the key findings from the Local Government Association’s Fire Peer Challenge at Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service in March 2016.
Chairman and Vice Chairman announced
The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority has appointed their Chairman and Vice Chairman for the coming year.
Commendation awarded for potentially life-saving actions
A Staffordshire firefighter whose actions potentially saved a man’s life has received a certificate of commendation from the Service.
Event marks official opening of Loggerheads Community Fire Station
Loggerheads new community fire station will be officially opened during a special ceremony on Thursday, June 9.
Fire service celebrates Prince’s Trust achievement
Our Achievements, part of the Getting to Know Us Inside Out campaign, showcase some of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s accomplishments over the last 12 months.
Event marks official opening of Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fires Station
Bilbrook and Codsall’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony last night (Tuesday May 24).
Fire service concept car will be at the county show
Crews will be showcasing the Service’s hi-tech concept car and a fire ranger vehicle during the annual Staffordshire County Show next week.
Electric blanket warning following fatal park home fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging the public to think about their safety after an investigation established that an electric blanket was responsible for a fire in which an older gentleman died.
Pupils learn about the world of work
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is teaming up with St. John’s school in Trent Vale to deliver a campaign which introduces pupils to the world of work.
Person dies following caravan fire
A person has died following a fire in a caravan last night.
Meet the people behind the badge
Behind the Badge, part of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Getting to Know Us Inside Out campaign, showcases some of the ‘hidden’ work of the fire service and brings to the fore the people and the roles that contribute towards making  Staffordshire the safest place to be.
Myth-busting campaign gets to know the fire service inside out
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is launching a new myth-busting campaign today (May 9) which aims to challenge people’s perceptions and inform them what it is the Service really does, and most importantly, why.
Stand by your pan as cooking fire statistics revealed for the west of the county
A hard-hitting campaign targeting people who leave cooking unattended is being launched as statistics reveal the number of kitchen fires attended by firefighters in the west of the county.
Stand by your pan as cooking fire statistics revealed for the north of the county
A hard-hitting campaign targeting people who leave cooking unattended is being launched as statistics reveal the number of kitchen fires attended by firefighters in the north of the county.
Stand by your pan as cooking fire numbers revealed for the east of the county
A hard-hitting campaign targeting people who leave cooking unattended is being launched as the number of cooking-related kitchen fires attended by firefighters in the east of the county is revealed.
Firefighters support dementia cafe initiative
Firefighters will be supporting this year’s Dementia Awareness Week when they attend Dementia Community Cafés across the north of the county.
Appointment of New Deputy Chief Fire Officer
Following a two day process, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority Appointments Committee has selected Rob Barber for the position of Deputy Chief Fire Officer/Deputy Chief Executive for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Commendation awarded for potentially life-saving actions
A Staffordshire firefighter whose actions potentially saved a man’s life has received a certificate of commendation from the Service.
Stone smokers urged to stub it out
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging smokers in Stone to ‘stub it out’ with the launch of a smoking cessation clinic on April 29, from 9am – 1pm.
Safety Town returns to Tamworth
Hundreds of Tamworth pupils will learn about the perils of playing with fire and the consequences of crime as part of a joint initiative.
MORE award nominees revealed for the north of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration is in its ninth year and firefighters, support staff and an agency from the north of the county have all been shortlisted for MORE Awards.
MORE award nominees revealed for the east of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration is in its ninth year and firefighters, support staff and volunteers from the east of the county have all been shortlisted for MORE Awards.
MORE award nominees revealed for the west of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration is in its ninth year and firefighters, support staff, partnerships and a charity from the west of the county have all been shortlisted for MORE Awards.
Young people receive prince's trust award
A group of young people are celebrating after successfully completing a Prince’s Trust course, run by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Event celebrates opening of stone’s community fire station
Stone’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony yesterday (April 20).
Crews tackle 25 deliberate fires in East Staffordshire
East Staffordshire saw a 278% increase in grass, bin and rubbish fires over this year’s Easter break compared to the same period last year Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Reduction in easter grass fires in west of the county
Grass and bin fires in the west of the county have seen a 68% decrease over this year’s Easter break compared to the same period last year Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Reduction in easter grass fires in north Staffordshire
North Staffordshire saw a 56% decrease in grass and bin fires over this year’s Easter break compared to the same period last year Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Sponsored sleep out challenges homelessness
Nine apprentices from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be taking part in a sponsored sleep out on April 22.
Event marks official opening of Stone Community Fire Station
Stone’s new community fire station will be officially opened during a special ceremony on Wednesday, April 20.
Ellenhall Road Traffic Collision statement
We are sad to confirm that a fire appliance from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service was involved in a road traffic collision with a motorcycle around midday on Saturday April 9 on the B5405 Ellenhall near Eccleshall.
Air cadets mark anniversary with fire service visit
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.
Newcastle man saved by smoke alarm
A Newcastle man was rescued by firefighters from a fire in his upstairs flat on Ford Street, Silverdale, Newcastle-under-Lyme at 00.15 today (April 5), after his neighbour heard his smoke alarms operating and called 999.