Charity launches new health and wellbeing podcast

Shout!Podcast – the official health and wellbeing podcast from The Fire Fighters Charity – has been launched across all major podcast platforms this week. The Fire Fighters Charity’s first venture in the world of podcasting, Shout!Podcast explores the health and…

Lockdown challenge launched to offset coronavirus fundraising decline

We may all be locked down, but this spring and summer The Fire Fighters Charity is asking its supporters to embrace self-isolation and social distancing, by taking on the Fire Family Challenge. Whether by themselves or with those closest to…

The Fire Fighters Charity’s nursing team rated ‘Outstanding’

The Fire Fighters Charity’s nursing team has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ in a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission. Based at the Charity’s Jubilee House centre in Penrith, Cumbria, the dedicated nursing team provides round-the-clock specialist care to beneficiaries with a wide range of needs. From helping them to independently engage with a structured…

HRH The Duke of Cambridge meets beneficiaries at the Fire Fighters Charity in Devon

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge today visited The Fire Fighters Charity’s Harcombe House centre in Chudleigh, Devon, to find out how it supports members of the UK’s fire services community. The Duke met individuals and families who have been supported by…

Andrew Impey saddles up for another fire charity fundraiser

He’s back! Andrew Impey is set to embark on another cycle ride to raise even more for The Fire Fighters Charity. Following on from his previous fundraisers, the 13-year-old will venture eastward through Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent ticking off…

Bear necessities: More than 100 toys arrive at fire station after unusual appeal

When a firefighter put out a Facebook appeal for a special teddy bear he was in for a BIG surprise – with toy animals arriving at the station in their droves. On-call Crew Manager Richard Scarth put out the social…

The Fire Fighters Charity appoints new Chair of the Trustee Board

The Fire Fighters Charity is delighted to announce that Andrew Lynch, Editor of FIRE magazine, was appointed to the position of Chair at the Charity’s Trustee Board Meeting last week. Andrew, who has had close links with the Charity since…

Daring wartime raid route to be retraced by fundraising firefighters

An intrepid team of 23 Hampshire firefighters are retracing the paddle strokes of the famous Cockleshell Heroes in an attempt to raise at least £10,000 for charity. The five-day mission will take them along the Gironde estuary through the treacherous…

Human Hamster Wheel Returns!

A team of 25 West Midlands firefighters and 25 paramedics from the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity are taking part in an intense endurance challenge for blood cancer charity Cure Leukaemia, The Fire Fighters Charity and the Midlands Air Ambulance. The…

Cheshire Fire Choir Targets No.1 With Debut Single

A choir of firefighters and support staff from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is looking to set the UK singles chart alight with the release of a charity single to mark the 15th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin…

Fundraiser, 10, beats £999 target for The Fire Fighters Charity

An autistic schoolboy has smashed his £999 fundraising target for The Fire Fighters Charity after embarking on an epic challenge. Andrew Impey, 10, vowed to visit all 2,500 fire stations in the UK and Ireland and has already ticked off…

Stranraer leads the way in recycling

The Fire Fighters Charity clothing recycling point at the Dumfries and Galloway fire station collected more for the charity than any other in Scotland. Stranraer Fire Station crews have been praised for their efforts after January’s collection of recycled clothing…

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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We are here to help you! The Fire Fighters Charity is here not only for every one of the UK’s serving fire fighters, but also all retired fire fighters, fire service personnel and their dependants. Our three state-of-the-art rehabilitation and…

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