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Rural crime initiative boosted with Cartwright police vehicles

Cartwright Conversions has supplied 10 new police vehicles to Lincolnshire Police for its officers to use in the fight against rural crime across the county. The vehicle conversion specialists delivered the modified Ford Kuga patrol vehicles two weeks ahead of schedule with a bespoke dash panel designed specifically for the SUV. Electrical engineers moved the… Read more »

Dräger launches compact ventilator for emergency services

Lightweight, sturdy and simple to operate, the Oxylog VE300 is Dräger’s newly developed emergency and transport ventilator that is particularly apt for use outside of the hospital environment. Emergency doctors and paramedics can provide patients with the most important ventilation modes and, if necessary, use the device for CPR. The device follows a simple and… Read more »

New wholetime firefighters in Devon and Somerset complete their training

The first new wholetime firefighters to join Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service for eight years have successfully completed their initial training. The 15 new starters, five of whom are women, have all passed the initial recruit training at the Severn Park Fire and Rescue Training Centre, Avonmouth. They will be joined by another… Read more »

HAIX launches revolutionary Black Eagle Safety 54

HAIX has launched its hotly anticipated Black Eagle Safety 54, evolving the popular Black Eagle Safety shoe range. The Black Eagle Safety 54 prioritises comfort, stability, breathability and durability, creating a leading safety shoe, exceeding the EN ISO 20345:2011 safety standard and achieving S3 certification through exceptional safety features. Flexible, lightweight and puncture resistant soles… Read more »

The HELP Appeal gives a flying start to L&D Helipad

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s fundraising drive to build an onsite helipad linked to its Emergency and Critical Care services has got off to a flying start, thanks to a donation of £2m from the HELP appeal – the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. The £2m donation means the Luton… Read more »

College of Policing announces new CEO

Mike Cunningham QPM, a former Chief Constable with extensive experience across policing, has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of the College of Policing. College of Policing Interim Chair, Millie Banerjee, said, “I am very pleased to announce that Mike Cunningham has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the College… Read more »

Hampshire’s emergency services train in terrorist and fire scenario

More than 100 people from the emergency services in Hampshire have taken part in a large-scale multi-agency exercise that involved a simulated terrorist attack. The scenario included a fire in a block of flats and an attack in a restaurant with large numbers of people being seriously injured. Exercise Titanium was held at Prince Philip Barracks,… Read more »

Bristol Uniforms expands UK operations

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design and manufacture of firefighter PPE, has taken on additional premises to create a Central Cutting Unit and is recruiting extra staff as part of a significant business expansion. The company was recently awarded a major new contract to supply clothing, equipment and managed services for the new… Read more »