FBS WHAT’S ON – ISSUE 3 The spread of Coronavirus and escalation of measures to contain it will inevitably affect The Society’s activities in 2020. The opportunity to return to cancelled events in The Society’s 2021-2023 years will be explored. FBS What’s On, Issue 3, reflects the current status of FBS visits and events and…

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2020-2021 MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL REMINDER Members are reminded that their Society membership expires at the end of this month, 31st March 2020. Please renew as soon as possible to ease the process for all concerned. If you have lost your renewal form, a replacement can be obtained by e-mailing fbsmembership@gmail.com. Under the current national difficulties, I…

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INTERSCHUTZ 2020 CANCELLED The Hannover based Interschutz 2020, and associated events, has been cancelled. The new date for the event is 14th till 19th of June 2021. This decision has been made due to the current Corona Virus threat. Issued by The Fire Brigade Society’s Publications Unit.

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CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) You will be aware the world is dealing with Corona Virus (COVID-19) Speaking after an emergency COBRA meeting on 12th March 2020, UK Prime Minister, Mr Johnson said, “Some people compare it to seasonal flu, alas that is not right. Owing to the lack of immunity, this disease is more dangerous. It…

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VOTE RESULTS The results for the vote on the proposal to accept The Society’s 2018-2019 Audited Accounts and 2020-2021 Operational Plan The count, managed by Richard Williams, Membership Secretary, took place prior to the FBS Annual General Meeting on the 8th of February 2020 at Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester, LE4 5PX and the witness was…

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Jon Hall, the Fire Brigade Society President of the last five years is standing down. For the full statement click on the link below to download the PDF. Jon Hall Sign Off Message

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The list of FBS Visits and Events for 2020-2021 is now available to download. NOTES & CONDITIONS: All visits and dates indicated are provisional. Unless stated, contact the organiser at least a minimum of 14 calendar days prior to the visit, or otherwise stated. When writing for visit details, please include an A4 size, self-addressed,…

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The following message is posted on behalf of FBS Membership Services. DISTRIBUTION Fire Cover 227 was placed with Royal Mail for distribution on Saturday 7th March 2020. This Fire Cover comes with FBS ‘What’s On 2020-2021’ and for members who do not renew their membership by direct debit, or standing order, renewal documents for 2020-2021.…

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FBS Annual General Meeting & East Midlands Visit ‘Storm Ciara’ failed to dampen the spirits of The Fire Brigade Society AGM held in Leicester over the weekend of 8th & 9th February 2020. Saturday morning was spent enjoying the heritage and multi coloured fire engine collection assembled, in sunshine, outside Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester. On…

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