Notice of the Annual General Meeting of Women in the Fire Service UK
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Women in the Fire Service with company registration number 06577352 and whose registered address is 47 Pashley Road, Eastbourne, England, BN20 8DY will be held during the National Training and Development Event at the Fire Service College, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire.
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We are delighted to announce the complete list of award nominees today, and reveal the recipients of the Women in the Fire Service Awards 2022. Our awards are designed to celebrate remarkable individuals who have shown exceptional commitment to their services and teams, and for the communities they serve.
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Below you will find the full list of all sixty nominees and their Services, and our winners and runners-up share their feelings on what it means to them to be recognised. Join us in celebrating them!
Today, Women in the Fire Service UK would like to issue a warm welcome to our newest supporter members. These are Cold Cut Systems Limited and Highlands and Islands Airports Limited. Our current members span the UK, from England, Wales and Scotland to Northern Ireland – and now globally with one of our new members headquarters in Sweden.
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Excitement is building as we secure our Women in the Fire Service Awards 2022 category sponsors. Cold Cut Systems, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, and Serve + Protect. Free to enter, and open to the public, awards opened to entries in November 2021.
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In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kara Bennett stepped into her new role as South Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Sustainability Officer. With crews on the front line responding to weather extremes, Services are working together to reduce their carbon footprint and setting out climate change plans.
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In June 2021, Joolz Earley, then aged 17, attended the first WFS Future Firefighter Positive Action Programme. Determined to succeed in her dream to become a firefighter, we were delighted to speak with Joolz to find out more—about her journey into the Fire Cadets, who and what inspired her along the way, and what the future holds.
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Last week, Women in the Fire Service Directors, Caroline Anderson and Louise Brown were welcomed by members of the Home Office, including Anjli Mapara, Deputy Head of Unit – Fire Strategy and Reform. On the agenda for discussion were the latest diversity figures, recruitment and retention, and the Core Code of Ethics.
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Women in the Fire Service are pleased to announce the launch of our new Women in the Fire Service podcast. Lots of hard work and time has gone into bringing this to life and we couldn’t be more excited to share it with everyone.
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Women in the Fire Service UK are thrilled to announce that The Fire Fighters Charity is the 50th organisation to join us as Corporate Members. A solid commitment which demonstrates support for women working in the fire and rescue service.
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Women in the Fire Service UK is proud to announce the addition of two first-time Corporate Members, Bristol Airport Fire and Rescue Service and the Airport Fire Officers Association (AFOA).
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