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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…

04-07-18

Firefighters continue to work together to tackle Moorland Wildfires

Firefighters from across the United Kingdom continue to work together to deal with two significant Moorland incidents in Greater Manchester and Lancashire. The incidents between them now cover an area of approximately 27km2 and as such have att…

02-07-18

Moorland Fires Update

Firefighters from a large number of fire and rescue services across the UK are working together to support the moorland fires in both Greater Manchester and Lancashire. There are more than 100 firefighters with specialist teams in attendance which …