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 Floods Destroy - Be Prepared!

Floods Destroy - Be Prepared!

Posted by LRF Manager Pinned

1 in 6 properties in England is at risk of flooding and this is only going to increase with a changing climate. Many people think that flooding will never happen to them. The fact is – it could! We experienced widespread flooding across Wiltshire during the Winter of 2013/14.

The Environment Agency leads work to protect communities from flooding and, locally through the LRF, it leads our Severe Weather Sub-Group which coordinates the activities of local agencies to prepare for a flooding event.

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Cyber Security - How to stay safe online

Cyber Security - How to stay safe online

Posted by Tash Lunn

We are living in an ever growing cyber dependant world and with that comes and increased cyber threat and risk. Thankfully, cyber security does not need to be complicated and there are a number of simple steps you can take to help protect yourself from cyber-crime. Whether you are protecting yourself, your children or your business.

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Coping with Hot Weather

Coping with Hot Weather

Posted by LRF Manager

Hot weather is something many people look forward to every year.It’s a great time to go out, have some fun and enjoy yourself. But it’s worth remembering that sunny spells can pose health risks for some people

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Business Continuity Awareness Week 2019

Business Continuity Awareness Week 2019

Posted by LRF Manager

Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) is running from Monday 13 May through to Friday 17 May 2019.

The theme is Investing in Resilience and is aimed at businesses to think about Business Continuity and invest in Business Continuity Management within your organisation; however large or small

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Improvised Explosive Devices Sent via Mail

Improvised Explosive Devices Sent via Mail

Posted by LRF Manager

Members of the public should always remain alert to the danger of terrorism and report any suspicious activity to
the police on 999 or via the confidential hotline: 0800 789 321. Advice to assist you to identify suspect packages are contained in this article.

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Counter Terrorism Policing

Counter Terrorism Policing

Posted by LRF Manager

Although terrorist attacks are rare within our community, it remains as important as ever that the public remain vigilant and aware of how they can protect themselves if the need arises.
The events in Salisbury in 2018 led to one of the most complex and intensive pieces of work undertaken by Counter Terrorism Policing of the year, and are a timely reminder that major incidents can occur anywhere.

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Business Continuity

Business Continuity

Posted by LRF Manager

Granted Business Continuity is a boring name and surely if it was named Disaster Plan it would certainly get more attention – but it is in fact a very important part of any organisation or service. The aim is that having a plan will limit the operational damage in an incident and will enable us to continue to work in some form.

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Safe and well

Safe and well

Posted by LRF Manager

A Safe and Well visit is a totally free service offered by Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service. During a Safe and Well visit, a specially trained advisorcomes to your home, at a time convenient to you, to see what can be done to make you safer.

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