Yearly Archives: 2017

Helping the community at Christmas

Young volunteers have shown the spirit of Christmas by donating to their local food bank and cleaning up Redcar beach. The young people, aged 16 and 17, have successfully completed a programme of courses after Cleveland Fire Brigade linked-up with the National Citizen Service (NCS) and have all been awarded nationally recognised volunteering qualifications. As part of their work they decided to hold a supermarket … Read more Helping the community at Christmas »

Help shape the future of your fire and rescue service

Cleveland Fire Authority is today (Monday 11 December) inviting people to have a say on the future of their fire and rescue service by taking part in a public consultation. The public as well as a wide range of community groups and organisations across Teesside will be asked for their views on the planned changes within Cleveland Fire Brigade over the next four years. A … Read more Help shape the future of your fire and rescue service »

Spate of cooking fires sparks concern

A spate of recent cooking fires across Teesside is causing serious concern at Cleveland Fire Brigade which is urging householders to take extra care in the kitchen. Firefighters have been called to five house fires in the last month – all of which involved a chip pan that had been left unattended on the cooker. A sixth fire involved clothing which had been placed on … Read more Spate of cooking fires sparks concern »

Keep your Christmas magical – Don’t let a fire ruin it

Cleveland Fire Brigade is appealing to people to avoid the heartache of a fire this Christmas by taking extra care with cooking, candles and electrical equipment. Last December alone there were 16 accidental house fires in Teesside. That’s 16 homes and families affected by fire during what should be a happy time. The top causes of the fires were cooking and electrical. Phil Lancaster, Director … Read more Keep your Christmas magical – Don’t let a fire ruin it »

Grieving Teesside family warns against mixing drink and drugs with driving

The heartbroken family of a teenage girl who died at the hands of a drink and drug driver are throwing their support behind a road safety campaign to keep people safe this Christmas. Fun-loving student Lucy Pinder was tragically killed after enjoying a day out at Flamingo Land with friends. Her family said, at that point, life changed for them, with happiness being a distant … Read more Grieving Teesside family warns against mixing drink and drugs with driving »