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Avoid kitchen nightmares this Christmas

Young actors have been working with Cleveland Fire Brigade to cook up four humorous short films to deliver serious kitchen fire safety advice messages to help people avoid home fires during the festive season. They focus on four key messages – don’t drink and cook, stand by your pan, keep it clean and dust it test it (smoke alarms). The actors are pupils at Sacred Heart … Read more Avoid kitchen nightmares this Christmas »

Shining the light on road safety

Cleveland Fire Brigade is reminding all road users (incl .pedestrians, runners, dog walkers and cyclists) to make sure they are visible on these dark mornings and evenings. This initiative is part of the Brigade’s support for the annual BRAKE Road Safety Week (18-24 November) which this year has the theme ‘Step Up For Safe Streets’. Andrew Bright, the Brigade’s Learn and Live Co-ordinator said, “This … Read more Shining the light on road safety »

Cleveland Fire Brigade gears up for Winter Road Safety Campaign

Cleveland Fire Brigade is gearing up to launch its Winter Road Safety Campaign with free check-ups aimed at helping the region’s motorists and cyclists to stay safe this winter. The winter months bring extra challenges for road users and the Brigade is encouraging drivers and cyclists to plan ahead to be ready for these changes so they stay safe during winter journeys on our roads. … Read more Cleveland Fire Brigade gears up for Winter Road Safety Campaign »

Members Allowance Notice – Cleveland Fire Authority

NOTICE UNDER THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES (MEMBERS’ ALLOWANCES) (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2003 The Authority having regard to the recommendations made by an Independent Panel (IRP) determined, at the Authority meeting held on 18 October 2019, not to approve the allowances as recommended by the IRP.  The main features of the IRP recommendations are detailed below and the allowances as approved by the Authority.  In summary, the Authority … Read more Members Allowance Notice – Cleveland Fire Authority »

Fire Authority urges retailers to follow Sainsbury’s and ban sale of Fireworks

Cleveland Fire Authority is urging other retailers to follow Sainsbury’s lead and ban the sale of fireworks. Last week Sainsbury’s became the first major supermarket to stop selling fireworks at its 2,300 stores in the UK, and while Cleveland Fire Authority applauds this decision they feel others should follow suit. Chair of the Fire Authority, Cllr Paul Kirton said, ‘We are pleased that Sainsbury’s have … Read more Fire Authority urges retailers to follow Sainsbury’s and ban sale of Fireworks »