9/11 – Twenty Years On

  The 11th September 2021 marks 20 years since the terror attacks in the USA, which killed a total of 2,977, including 67 Britons. The attack involved four US passenger jets seized by 19 militant suicide attackers. Two were flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre in New York, the first at…

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The President- Steve Owen-Hughes MBE

      IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE SUPERVISORY BOARD (ESB)    THE PRESIDENT, STEVE OWEN – HUGHES MBE As Fire Cover 233 was at the distribution stage a message was received from our President, Steve Owen – Hughes MBE that regrettably, and after much thought, he had reached the decision that he must step…

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Fire Cover- The Future- Survey Results

FIRE COVER – THE FUTURE – SURVEY RESULTS In Fire Cover 232 members were asked to engage in a survey regarding the future format of Fire Cover. Members were asked to indicate their preferred option for the future to either receive Fire Cover in hardcopy, as at present, or in electronic format. A total of…

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Back Issues Of Fire Cover

Sale of Back Issues of Fire Cover The Fire Brigade Society is offering for sale back issues of its renowned publication “Fire Cover” to Members and Non Members. Only whilst stocks last. See flyer for exact details of what is available and how to purchase. SALE OF BACK ISSUES v1      

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Fire Cover- The Future

FIRE COVER – THE FUTURE  In Fire Cover 232, page two, every member was asked to complete a survey giving their choice, from two distinct options, regarding Fire Cover, those being: (A) TO CONTINUE TO RECEIVE FIRE COVER IN HARDCOPY FORMAT, AS AT PRESENT. OR (B) TO RECEIVE FIRE COVER IN ELECTRONIC FORMAT. If you…

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Yorkshire Firefighters- New TV Series

YORKSHIRE FIREFIGHTERS – A NEW BBC TWO DOCUMENTARY SERIES ‘Yorkshire Firefighters’, a new BBC Two series, commissioned by BBC England, will light up viewers’ television screens this summer. First episode: 29th. July 2021 at 20.00 hours. Our teams work tirelessly around the clock to save lives, whether that be as a consequence of fires, road…

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Fire Cover 232

FIRE COVER 232  Fire Cover 232 has arrived with the Distribution Manager and should be arriving with members shortly. This edition will carry membership cards for The Society year 2021-2022. It will also carry an important survey document requiring the attention of every Society member. If your Fire Cover arrives without your membership card, or…

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2020 Vote Results

2020 VOTE RESULTS  VOTING PAPERS WERE DISTRIBUTED TO MEMBERS, WITH VOTING RIGHTS WITH FIRE COVER 230, NOVEMBER 2020. (1) ACCEPTANCE OF THE MINUTES OF THE 2019-2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  Note: this vote was only sent to members, with voting rights, who attended the 2019-2020 Annual General Meeting FOR: 8 AGAINST: 4 SPOILT VOTES: 0 THE…

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Fire Cover 231

FIRE COVER 231 Fire Cover 231 has arrived with the Distribution Manager and should be with members shortly. This edition will carry membership renewal forms where appropriate. We hope you enjoy Fire Cover 231, the last edition of the 2020 – 2021 Society year. Keep safe! The Editorial Team. The Fire Brigade Society’s Publication Unit.                                                                          …

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2020 Membership Vote

2020 MEMBERSHIP VOTE   Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, it is not possible to have the usual form of count for the recent ballots, circulated with ‘Fire Cover’ No 230, where there is public access for members to witness the operation. Mary McCormick, an Associate member, will carry out the physical count of the…

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