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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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 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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Fire Cover 226 is the latest publication from The Fire Brigade Society for its Members. This issue consists of 52 pages of the usual features and special articles as below (and 139 photos): 25 Years of the AT (Aluminium Technology) 2019 National Visit- Devon and Somerset Crewing Systems Fire Standards Board for England   View…

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UPDATE 29TH JANUARY 2020 Stephan Owen On the 3rd January 2020 we posted an appeal from Merseyside Police regarding the whereabouts of Stephan Owen who was last seen on Thursday 5th December 2019. Following the discovery of a body in a park in South Liverpool, on Friday 17th January 2020, it is with great regret…

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The 2019-20 AGM of The Fire Brigade Society will be on Saturday 8th February 2020 at 1400hrs Location: The Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX. Download 2019-20 AGM Agenda & Annual Report Day Hour Minute Second

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Welcome to the new website for The Fire Brigade Society. In-line with The Society’s agreed Operational Plan, a new web site has been developed by Steve Udall, the Society’s Web Manager, with the assistance of Richard Williams, FBS Membership Secretary and FBS Distribution Manager, and Ralph Horton, FBS Publications Unit Managing Editor. The new site…

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