Movember Awards 2021
Firefighters in Cornwall have been supporting the charity Movember for a number of years. Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate cancer,…
Fire stations raise record-breaking £85,000 for The Fire Fighters Charity through unwanted clothes donations
Hundreds of fire stations across the UK have helped raise almost £85,000 for The Fire Fighters Charity in January alone – all by collecting unwanted clothes. More than 380 tonnes of clothes were dropped off at the Charity’s clothing banks…
Recruit firefighters to hose run the height of Everest for charity
On Friday, 3 December 2021, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s newest firefighters will attempt to run lengths of hose from the pier head of Mumbles to Tesco car park in Swansea Marina for charity. The latest class…
Locks, Steps & Two Worthy Causes
Hello, We are several friends who are currently planning our most ambitious and difficult challenge yet, which we have named ‘Locks, Steps and Two Worthy Causes’, a massive 167-mile walk starting from the Firefighters memorial at St Paul’s Cathedral in…
Team complete 24-hour Snowdon Challenge
In early June, Station Manager Dave Latham, along with a small support team of other Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service personnel, took on the epic challenge of climbing Snowdon as many times as they could in 24…
Skydive challenge in memory of Robbie Jones
Liz Calligan, who is Command Coordinator for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Northern Division, is doing a tandem skydive in memory of former colleague and friend, Robbie Jones of Aberystwyth. Robbie sadly lost his battle with cancer…
Record haul of awards for firefighter Jasper – dubbed a ’24-carat diamond’ as Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Celebrate Successes

A firefighter who has helped raise more than £100,000 for charity and put on parties for thousands of pensioners has been awarded a trio of gongs. Kevin ‘Jasper’ Taylor took the top accolade of the Chairman’s Award at Hampshire Fire and…

International Celebrities, Diplomats and Adventurers to Deliver Fire Appliances to Kathmandu, Nepal

The Challenge To deliver much-needed firefighting vehicles to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. International celebrities, diplomats and adventurers are joining forces to drive American fire engines across the Himalayas to Kathmandu and donate them to the local fire department,…

United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge 2018

The United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC) is seeking teams for the 2018 event. From humble beginnings, in 2003 the event has grown to become the largest UK emergency services charity sporting event. To date, over £95,000 has been raised with…

Autistic boy takes on 133-mile bike challenge for The Firefighters Charity

An autistic boy is about to take on a 133-mile cycling challenge in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity. Andrew Impey, from Southsea, Portsmouth, will be travelling through Hampshire, Surrey and London stopping at 29 fire stations en route. His…

200 mile Marathon for Firefighter’s Fundraising Finale

A determined Berkshire firefighter is urging the public to help spur him over the finish line of his extraordinary endurance series as he prepares to embark on its ambitious finale. Andy Grist, from White Watch at Slough fire station, will…

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