Author: Sean Clifford

Love Where You Live

People who take pride in their local community are being asked to step forward to inspire others to follow. The simple measures can range from cutting back hedges to keep pathways clear to reporting broken street lamps or joining litter picking groups. The Cleveland Fire Brigade appeal comes in a clampdown on nuisance fires and making it harder for would-be arsonists to be a blot … Read more Love Where You Live »

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Brigade 5,000 Covid support

Cleveland Fire Brigade volunteers have provided more than 5,000 hours of support at vaccination sites across the area. This includes giving vaccines, marshalling and support roles. The help has been provided at 13 different sites, including the Riverside Stadium, the Open Door Centre for asylum seekers and the homeless, surgeries and more recently the Public Health England vaccination bus, ‘Melissa’. The Brigade has over 100 … Read more Brigade 5,000 Covid support »

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Buckle Up and Take Care with Car Seats

Cleveland Fire Brigade are advising parents to think twice about buying a used car seat and are reminding all car passengers to buckle up and wear a seat belt. The Brigade, part of the Cleveland Strategic Road Safety Partnership, says second-hand child car seats could be putting children at risk. The drive for improved road safety comes with latest figures showing that between 2016 and … Read more Buckle Up and Take Care with Car Seats »

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Protect your local community – become an On-Call Firefighter

Cleveland Fire Brigade is looking to harness the generosity of the human spirit generated during the Covid crisis by appealing for people to step forward as community on-call firefighters. Steve Johnson, Area Manager, Prevention and Protection, said: “The fight against the virus has seen many people act selflessly in support of others. This has ranged from volunteers to vaccinators to looking after the vulnerable and … Read more Protect your local community – become an On-Call Firefighter »

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Brigade continues to support fight against Covid

Cleveland Fire Brigade – highlighted for the quick response to the Covid crisis – has continued to provide much needed support for local communities. The latest help has seen firefighters and staff step forward to provide more than 100 volunteers to vaccination centres, ranging from general stewarding to administering vaccinations. Crew Manager Charlie Cook (Thornaby Fire Station) who gave vaccinations at Ingleby Barwick Medical Centre, … Read more Brigade continues to support fight against Covid »

CFB member of staff vaccinating member of public