Emergency Services

Council worker killed by falling tree in Storm Eunice

21/02/2022

Tributes have been paid after a council worker was killed after being hit by a falling tree during Storm Eunice.

Storm Eunice forces councils to close services

18/02/2022

Councils across the UK have been forced to suspend public services, close schools and provide emergency help for rough sleepers due to Storm Eunice.

Council declares major incident as thousands flock to beach

26/06/2020

A council was forced to declare a major incident yesterday after thousands of people flocked to the beach on the hottest day of the year.

Change law to enable volunteers to respond to disasters, Red Cross says

20/11/2019

The British Red Cross is calling for the law to be changed so that voluntary groups are included in planning responses to emergencies and disasters.

LGA makes cliff-fall warning following 41% rise in rescues

12/09/2016

Concern about a rise in the number of cliff-falls has resulted in a beach safety warning by councils and fire authorities.

Responsibility for fire and rescue policy to move to the Home Office

06/01/2016

Responsibility for fire and rescue policy will move to the Home Office, the Prime Minister confirmed yesterday.

Home secretary’s plans to hand control of fire services to PCCs 'stupid and dangerous', says fire chiefs

21/12/2015

The home secretary’s plans to bring fire and rescue services under the control of police and crime commissioners (PCC) are 'stupid and dangerous', the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) warns.

Fire service shouldn’t be ‘messed around with’, LGA warns

09/11/2015

Fire chiefs reject plans to transfer control of firefighters to the Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs), according to the Local Government Association (LGA).

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