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08-11-18

NFCC Chair 'honoured' to be laying a wreath at Cenotaph

On Remembrance Sunday, the Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council Roy Wilsher, will lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in London. This is on behalf of the civilian services to commemorate and honour all those who lost their lives in the two world wars…

18-10-18

NFCC comment on latest Home Office workforce and prevention and protection statistics

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has today described the continuing fall in firefighter numbers as ‘disappointing and unsustainable’.  Statistics released by the Government show that, since 2009, the number of wholetime…

18-10-18

NFCC launches new national operational learning system

Sharing National Operational Learning is now possible using the recently launched online learning system hosted on the National Operational Guidance (NOG) website. Speaking at the launch event in London on 17 October, Project Executive Roy Bis…

29-09-18

NFCC Chair's speech from this year's NFCC Autumn conference

 At this year's NFCC Autumn Conference Roy Wilsher made his keynote address, where he looked at the challenges the sector currently faces while addressing the successes of the last year.  NFCC Chair Roy Wilsher said: 'Every mont…

06-09-18

NFCC Business Safety Week

  Fire and Rescue Services will be offering businesses advice and support as part of NFCC's Business Safety Week. The campaign runs from 10th - 16th September and aims to provide those with responsibility for businesses and public bu…

24-08-18

Home Office launches campaign to transform diversity of fire and rescue services

Firefighters in England are approximately 95 per cent male and white. The Home Office is launching a new campaign to help fire and rescue services change that. Join the Team: Become a Firefighter will combine a fitness guide encouraging more w…

09-08-18

NFCC Chair responds to the latest Home Office fire statistics

Following today’s publication of the Home Office fire statistics for England covering 2017/18 (up until March 2018), the Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council has voiced his concern about the increase in incidents, at a time when all fire…

02-08-18

New national on-call firefighter recruitment website is now live

A brand new national website for on-call firefighter recruitment has now been launched.  Packed with real-life stories from on-call firefighters, it gives an insight into what the role entails, what recruits can expect and lets people dir…

19-07-18

NFCC welcomes new consultation on building safety regulations

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council Roy Wilsher has welcomed the government’s new consultation on building regulations.  This consultation seeks views on the clarification of Approved Document B, which is part of the building …

06-07-18

NFCC Chair gives a video update

Following the NFCC Council meeting that took place on Thursday 5 July 2018, Roy Wilsher provided a short video update that can be viewed below. The video covered the recent NFCC Spring Conference where Roy discussed the event and some of the h…