August 2021 - Firelink Enewsletter
Welcome to the August edition of the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service e-Newsletter.
High Potential Development SchemeWe are seeking to recruit individuals who can demonstrate that they have the passion, potential and ambition to make an impact as a leader within our high performing service.
They will need to be committed to helping the Service achieve its mission for Cheshire to be a county where there are no deaths, injuries or damage from fires and other emergencies and also demonstrate a willingness to work in accordance with the Service’s core values.
Find out more - High Potential Development Scheme
State-of-the-art fire station officially opens in ChesterA new state-of-the-art fire station has officially opened in the heart of Chester.
The new building - which is Cheshire’s first carbon neutral fire station - was unveiled at a special ceremony on Thursday 19 August.
The site, which sits on St Anne’s Street, replaces the aging 1970’s building which was no longer fit for purpose. It boasts four bays and modern training facilities such as a new training tower, breathing apparatus building and road traffic collision training area.
The station was officially opened by Cheshire Fire Authority Chairman Councillor Bob Rudd.
Find out more - State-of-the-art fire station officially opens in Chester
Cheshire Firefighter Challenge hits new heightsA hundred firefighters took part from all over the world and more than £1,200 has been raised for The Fire Fighters Charity.
Due to restrictions caused by Covid-19 pandemic, the fundraising event had to be held virtually for the second year running.
Publicity generated for the event via Facebook led to firefighters entering from all over England and five other countries – Germany, Austria, Belgium and, for the first time, New Zealand and America.
Find out more - Cheshire Firefighter Challenge hits new heights
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Ashley Lawton (Cheshire Police / Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, Administrator, Corporate Communications)