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MSA Bristol secures major contract with Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

MSA Bristol has secured a major new managed services contract with the UK’s largest fire and rescue service: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. MSA Bristol is a leading supplier of personal protective equipment (PPE) to firefighters across the globe. Its specialist, in-house managed services team is now responsible for the inspection, washing and repair of… Read more »

Leadership appointment follows Mountain Rescue election

Mike Park MBE has been elected as the new Senior Executive Officer (SEO) of Mountain Rescue England and Wales following the charity’s online AGM. The SEO role leads the national mountain rescue organisation, supported by an Operations Director (Mike Margeson MBE), Liaison Officer (Mike France MBE), President (Ray Griffiths MBE) and Chair of Trustees (Jake… Read more »

Humberside FRS issues body worn video equipment to NILOs

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) has issued Reveal D-Series body worn video (BWV) equipment to its NILOs (National Inter-Agency Liaison Officers). The technology has been provided to officers to help capture and record the early decision making process on the operational incident ground, and is expected to be a key tool for investigation, Operational… Read more »

National policing staff survey launched to support development of the future workforce

Over the last 12 months, the UK’s justice sector has undergone enormous change, mobilising effective cross-sector collaboration and flexibilities at pace, to adapt and respond to unparalleled demand. The remarkable resilience and dedication of staff across policing, wider law enforcement and crime prevention to deliver services in the midst of such adversity is incredible but… Read more »

VCS to produce new Volkswagen Crafter Dual Crewed Ambulance

Ambulance conversion specialist VCS has partnered with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to produce the UK’s first Dual Crewed Ambulance (DCA) based on a Volkswagen Crafter. Using VCS’s ultra-lightweight Core Capture technology, the Volkswagen Crafter promises to have an operational weight of less than 4.0T, without sacrificing the strength, quality and durability for which both brands are… Read more »

British Red Cross turns to digital mapping to help meet increased demand for support due to COVID

The British Red Cross has created new mapping tools using Esri GIS software, which are being used by the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership (VCSEP) and its network of over 250 organisations, to improve collaboration and outreach as it responds to the COVID-19 crisis. Designed to help meet an increased demand for support from… Read more »

Dogs to be used to combat poor mental health in policing

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, Oscar Kilo, the National Police Wellbeing Service this week launches its new national Wellbeing and Trauma Support Dogs network. The evidence proving the physical benefits of having a dog is well documented. Emerging research shows many ways in which dogs can provide support with mental health, creating… Read more »