Subject: Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service July 2017 E-Newsletter - FiRELiNK
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Ashley Lawton (Cheshire Fire , Administrator, Cheshire Fire)
Welcome to the July edition of the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service e-Newsletter.
We are delighted to have won two prestigious awards - one for road safety and one for health and home safety.
Prestigious health award
Cheshire and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Services have won a prestigious health award for their pioneering new scheme focusing on bowel cancer screening.
The two services' Safe and Well visits have won a Healthcare Transformation Award in the category of Improving Cancer Outcomes, alongside their partners Public Health England, NHS England (Cheshire and Merseyside) and Cancer Research UK.
Tyre Safety award
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has won an award for their tyre safety campaign which they run in conjunction with a national charity.
The Service won a Tyre Safety award in the Community category for their work with partners TyreSafe in reducing the number of unsafe tyres on the roads in Cheshire.
Care home company fined for serious fire safety breaches
A Cheshire care home company has been fined £50,000 and ordered to pay £9,000 in costs after pleading guilty to serious breaches of fire safety regulations.
Four Seasons (No 9) Ltd is part of Four Seasons Health Care Group and pleaded guilty to two breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 at its Cypress Court Care Home premises on Broad Street in Crewe.
Stay safe during the summer months, use the links below to access fire safety tips and advice:
Summer road safety tips
Long warm days can be the perfect opportunity to get out and about in your car. If you're planning a road trip, please read the information below for the most important things you need to check and do before you take to the road.
Fire Station open days
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire stations will be holding free fire station open days over the next few months.
Find out about your local fire station - where it is, what open days or special events they are holding and how to get in contact with them.