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GMFRS hailed as one of the greenest organisations in the public sectorGMFRS hailed as one of the greenest organisations in the public sector
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service has been hailed as one of the greenest organisations in the UK Public Sector during an international awards ceremony at the House of Commons.The Service, which has slashed 1,500 tonnes of CO2 from its carbon footprint since 2009, was awarded Gold in the Public Sector Best Environmental Practice category of the 2013 Green Apple Awards. GMFRS beat more than 600 other organisations to the top prize after the judges said the Service had successfull...
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Update on fire station closuresUpdate on fire station closures
Following the news this week that Irlam Fire Station had closed for one day, Steve McGurk County Fire Officer and Chief Executive ...
Video: Fire crews call for firework 'amnesty' Video: Fire crews call for firework...
Greater Manchester Fire says it will collect dangerous fireworks from the public in a new 'amnesty' to avoid accidents around Bonf...
Police appeal for more info on Manchester death firePolice appeal for more info on...
Greater Manchester Police have issued a renewed appeal for information into the fire that led to the death of firefighter Stephen ...
Books of condolence and fund set up in memory of Firefighter Stephen HuntBooks of condolence and fund set...
Messages of support have flocked in to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) from across the world following the trag...
Firefighter family pays tribute to 'old-fashioned gentleman' Stephen Hunt Firefighter family pays tribute to 'old-fashioned...
The family of 38-year old Stephen Hunt, who died in a fire in Manchester's Northern Quarter on Saturday 13 July, has paid tribute ...
Two arrests following fire on Oldham Street, ManchesterTwo arrests following fire on Oldham...
Shortly before 3pm on Saturday 13 July 2013, police were called to reports of a fire on Oldham Street in Manchester.
Water Safety Poster Competition - with water based prizeWater Safety Poster Competition - with...
Summer is upon us and the warm weather continues why not get creative and take part in Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service'...
GMFRS support National Boat Safety Week with advice for boatersGMFRS support National Boat Safety Week...
The dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning have been highlighted to canal boat users in Salford and Trafford thanks to Greater Manch...
Have your say on GMF's future plans Have your say on GMF's future...
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service wants you to have a say in how your fire and rescue service works in the future.
Eccles firefighters charity car washEccles firefighters charity car wash
Eccles Community Fire Station are holding their car wash on Saturday, April 6 from 10am-4pm to raise funds for the Fire Fighters C...
GMFRS charity car wash postponed by a week due to weather conditionsGMFRS charity car wash postponed by...
THE GMFRS charity car wash has been postponed by a week due to the severe weather conditions.
Broughton Crews work with Jewish Community in lead up to festivalBroughton Crews work with Jewish Community...
Keeping the Jewish community of Manchester and Salford safe was on the agenda when firefighters from Broughton Fire Station met wi...
Fire crews urge caution on Salford's icy roadsFire crews urge caution on Salford's...
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is urging drivers to take care on the roads as the icy weather sets in.
'Ground-breaking work' from Salford Uni fire service link'Ground-breaking work' from Salford Uni fire...
Ground-breaking virtual reality incident training is just one of projects that is hoped will come out of a new partnership between...
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Greater Manchester is safer than ever...
Communities in Greater Manchester are safer than ever before, statistics have revealed.
Salford Firefighters celebrate festive diversity and fire safety Salford Firefighters celebrate festive diversity and...
As the festive season approaches, different winter celebrations and fire safety were on the agenda when firefighters joined local ...
Broughton Firefighters join Heaton Park Synagogue coffee morningBroughton Firefighters join Heaton Park Synagogue...
With Hanukkah fast approaching elderly members of the Jewish community in Prestwich were given an insight into fire safety by Grea...
Thirty firefighters deal with simulated air crash at Salford City StadiumThirty firefighters deal with simulated air...
More than thirty firefighters were called to Salford City Stadium after a plane crash landed into the turnstile area injuring scor...
Bonfire Safety AdviceBonfire Safety Advice
Have a Safe Bonfire Night! Please consider attending an organised event rather than risking your safety by having your own bonfire...
Volunteers praised for quick-thinking that helped Salford collision victimVolunteers praised for quick-thinking that helped...
Two Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) volunteers have been praised for their quick-thinking that helped a man tra...
GMFRS Young Apprentice spreads the word at Black History Month eventGMFRS Young Apprentice spreads the word...
Black History Month in Salford saw members of the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) community come together to receive some fire saf...
Electrical Equipment SafetyElectrical Equipment Safety
Fires in the home can be caused by faulty electrical appliances, plugs and cables that are old or poorly wired can be a real dange...
Minority ethnic community comes together for fire service conferenceMinority ethnic community comes together for...
Charity groups, religious leaders and business people were among those who joined firefighters and staff for a conference on 'Keep...
Young people begin year-long journey as first GMFRS apprenticesYoung people begin year-long journey as...
Twelve young people will be given skills and hope for their future careers after joining the first ever Greater Manchester Fire an...
Firework inspections underway as Bonfire Night approachesFirework inspections underway as Bonfire Night...
WITH just weeks to go until Bonfire Night, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) has been out and about in the commun...
Salford and Eccles firemen ready to wash your car!Salford and Eccles firemen ready to...
If the idea of having your car washed by a hunky gent in a firemens uniform appeals to you, then why not pop down to either Eccles...
Fire Investigation Dogs Cracker and Anna make training funFire Investigation Dogs Cracker and Anna...
They say a dog is a man’s best friend – and this week two very special dogs brought training alive for firefighters in Salford.
 Prince's Trust recruitment for courses starting in September Prince's Trust recruitment for courses...
If you’re aged between 16 and 25 and are unemployed and in need of qualifications - do you fancy joining a life changing 12-week c...
Salford Community Fire Station Open Day - a date for your diarySalford Community Fire Station Open Day...
Fancy a fun day out for all the family?
Young people change their choices at Eccles Fire StationYoung people change their choices at...
Learning about the dangers of making hoax 999 calls was made fun recently when members of a Junior Bobbies scheme were given a gui...
 GMFRS V FDNY football match edges nearer GMFRS V FDNY football match...
The Olympics may be over but you can still get your fix of sporting action, as Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) ...
Eccles Community Fire Station Open DayEccles Community Fire Station Open Day
Eccles Fire Station is opening its doors to the local community this Saturday from 11am-4pm.
Summer safety advice following burns incidentSummer safety advice following burns incident
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is issuing advice for using barbecues and burning rubbish following an incident...
Fire crews prep for emergency at Salford City StadiumFire crews prep for emergency at...
Firefighters from Eccles and Irlam blasted Salford City Stadium with fake smoke in a bid to prepare for potential emergencies at S...
Clinics open to teach children the dangers of firesClinics open to teach children the...
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is holding a series of clinics this week to support young people at risk of deliberatel...
Museum gains national recognition for being a great place to visitMuseum gains national recognition for being...
The Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum has been awarded for the fantastic experience it gives visitors by being accredited as ...
Green efforts by GMFRS recognised with awardGreen efforts by GMFRS recognised with...
More efficient fire engines and fitter and healthier staff have led to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service being recognised...
Video: It's not a gameVideo: It's not a game
Want to know the chilling facts about swimming in reservoirs? You’ll find them right here.
Fire crews deal with a number...
Heavy rainfall across many areas of Greater Manchester and the Northwest during Friday afternoon and evening led to some localised...
Salford firefighter bags long-service awardSalford firefighter bags long-service award
Twelve Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) firefighters and staff have been awarded for their long service includin...
Water safety  poster competitionWater safety poster competition
Readers are being asked to design a water safety poster for Greater Manchester Fire to be used for their Safe4Summer campaign.
Eccles school children tribute to GMFRS firefighters Eccles school children tribute to GMFRS...
The community of a Salford street are to pay tribute to firefighters both past and present with a piece of artwork after their hom...
Think sprinklers to save livesThink sprinklers to save lives
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is stepping up its campaign to have domestic sprinklers fitted in all homes following a...
Youth engagement at fire stations in SalfordYouth engagement at fire stations in...
Fire stations in Salford are opening their doors to teach lifesaving skills and fire safety tips to pupils from local high schools...
Fiddlers Lane families bond at Irlam Fire stationFiddlers Lane families bond at Irlam...
Dads in Salford had a bonding session with their children at Irlam Fire Station recently thanks to an invitation from Red Watch.
Dog mascot helps mum and toddler walk at Irlam Fire StationDog mascot helps mum and toddler...
Joining around 30 people on a 'Toddle Waddle' walk from Irlam Fire Station on Wednesday, April 11, Cracker was accompanied by Salf...
GMFRS News - Work to combat nuisance fires across Greater ManchesterGMFRS News - Work to combat...
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is stepping up its work with young people during the Easter school holidays fol...
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