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Force launches UK’s first 999 video service for deaf community

A ground-breaking new service enabling the deaf community to report emergencies, including crimes in progress, is now being provided by Nottinghamshire Police. The free service connects users to British Sign Language interpreters remotely through a dedicated 999 BSL app on their phone, or via the 999 BSL website. The interpreter, who will appear on the… Read more »

Dementia wristbands keep residents safe

As part of Dementia Action Week, Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) is urging residents to request dementia wristbands to help keep loved ones safe. According to the Alzheimer’s Society there are currently around 900,000 people in the UK affected by dementia. AF&RS’s wristbands utilise Near Field Communications (NFC) to help protect and safeguard people… Read more »

Venari Group starts building ambulances for Ukraine

Emergency vehicle manufacturer, Venari Group, has commenced the production of an undisclosed volume of military grade ambulances which will be imminently deployed to Ukraine to support the brave medics working on the frontline. The Ukrainian Embassy in London contacted Venari’s CEO, Oliver North, through local MP Andrew Percy just last week, and following a thorough… Read more »