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Marshalls products to protect and serve Northamptonshire Police

Marshalls, the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer, has partnered with Northamptonshire Police to help secure its new headquarters in Kettering. A range of products from Marshalls’ Landscape Protection portfolio has been provided to help secure the exterior of the building, including Geo bollards and seating, a Pluto cycle shelter and bespoke concrete planters. The full… Read more »

Policing partners sign up to wellbeing goal

Police wellbeing is the focus of a new goal launched this month by the Home Office, in conjunction with partners in policing and mental health. Partners who developed the goal pledge to work together to boost the welfare support available to police officers and staff in England and Wales over the next three years. The… Read more »

Body worn cameras issued to Humberside Police officers

Body worn video cameras are being issued to officers across Humberside Police. The phased roll out is already underway and over the next year almost 1700 officers, PCSOs and staff will be trained in their use. A team in Hull is already using the cameras and further officers and staff in the city will be… Read more »

Merseyside FRS appoints Phil Garrigan as Acting Chief Fire Officer

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has appointed Phil Garrigan as its new Acting Chief Fire Officer (CFO). Phil, formerly the Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Merseyside, takes on the responsibility of leading the service following the departure of the previous Chief, Dan Stephens. Dan is taking up a new position as Chief Executive Officer/Chief Officer… Read more »

J Tomlinson awarded SCAS contract

J Tomlinson has been appointed on a two-year contract to provide maintenance services to South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS). The appointment follows J Tomlinson’s extensive work with the emergency services sector, including a planned and reactive maintenance contract with West Midlands Ambulance Service, for whom the company’s construction division also recently completed… Read more »

Police search managers train with USAR colleagues in Devon

National Resilience based at Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) have facilitated six training scenarios for Devon and Cornwall Police search managers. Devon and Cornwall Police have at present 200 fully trained search officers and to ensure that all remain in licence they are required to attend two refresher days a year. Colin… Read more »

Cartwright Conversions completes major contract

Cartwright Conversions has delivered the final ambulances to E-zec Medical in a deal with the private ambulance company to supply more than 100 patient transport vehicles. The Yorkshire-based company specialises in vehicle conversions for the healthcare industry including frontline ambulances, patient transport service (PTS) vehicles and wheelchair accessible vehicles. E-zec Medical is one of the… Read more »

Collaboration expansion for South Yorkshire Police and Fire

South Yorkshire Police and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue has expanded its already successful collaboration programme, after appointing a Head of Joint Vehicle Fleet Management to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of both organisation’s fleet operations. Sarah Gilding was appointed in to the role on 4 June 2018, after working for South Yorkshire Police for over… Read more »

Local generosity keeps Central Beacons MRT on the road

The generosity of South Wales Constabulary and a company based in Warwickshire is helping to keep Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team on the road and available to its community and visitors in need. Since a fire at the team’s base in Merthyr Tydfil in November 2017, team members and their supporters have been fundraising and… Read more »