Subject: Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service March 2016 E-Newsletter - Firelink
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Welcome to the March edition of the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service e-Newsletter.
Change your clocks and test your smoke alarms
The clocks go forward at 01:00am on Sunday 27 March 2016 - as British Summer Time officially starts.
When you change your clocks, please check your smoke alarms too.
Biker Awareness - be ready for the road
With spring on the way it will soon be the perfect time for getting out on the motorbike - but firefighters are urging people to take extra care to make sure it, and you, are ready for the road.
Statistics show that injuries to motorcyclists are out of proportion to their presence on our roads. Motorcyclists are just 1% of total road traffic, but account for 19% of all road user deaths.
Step closer to new fire station and safety education centre in Lymm
Cheshire Fire Authority is a step closer to realising its vision of safer communities as work begins on a new fire station and safety education centre in Lymm.
Pupils from local schools joined Chair of Cheshire Fire Authority Cllr John Joyce and Deputy Chair Cllr Stef Nelson for the official ground-breaking of the new facility at the site off Cliff Lane.
Red Fire Engines Green Values for new fleet
Fully committed to reducing its carbon footprint, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has taken delivery of twelve new electric vehicles to be deployed across Cheshire for support staff.
The all-electric Nissan LEAF cars, distinctly liveried with the message Red Fire Engines, Green Values, underpin the Service’s environmental credentials and replace some of the existing fleet of petrol cars used to go from station to station and home visits in local communities.
Cheshire firefighter gets on his bike for charity
A firefighter from Cheshire is getting into gear to cycle over 400 miles and climb the Three Peaks for Cancer Research UK and the Fire Fighters Charity.
57 year old Carl Hanson set out on the epic challenge from Snowdonia to Ben Nevis on Wednesday 16 March 2016.
Hoping to raise bucketloads for charity
Cheshire firefighters will be splashing out with car washes throughout March in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity.
Crews will be rolling up their sleeves and taking to buckets and hoses to shine up the county’s cars along with providing drivers with vital road safety advice.