Public Health England has recently updated its Heatwave Plan for England taking into account COVID-19, to help people stay as safe as possible during this time.
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DWFRS and partners launch new wildfire prevention campaign #BringAPicnicNotABBQ
As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to test their smoke alarms regularly and make testing them part of their regular household routine. Why not circle the first of every month on your calendar and tick it off when you have tested your alarms?
Residents in Wiltshire and Swindon are being urged to get tested for coronavirus as soon as they experience symptoms.
The campaign is designed to help shape workplace behaviour as organisations prepare to unlock.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is using Boat Fire Safety Week (25-31 May) to remind people who live or work on the water about the importance of working smoke alarms.
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Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic using phishing emails, websites and text messages to scam members of the public out of large sums of money and sensitive information during these uncertain times across the UK.
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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.
Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) is running from Monday 17 May through to Friday 21 May 2021. The pandemic and its consequent disruptions have shed a light (once again!) on how important it is for businesses, of any size and in any industry sector, to have business continuity plans in place.
Spring is almost here which means lighter evenings and warmer weather are on their way, so it’s likely that many will want to start getting out in the garden and perhaps burning garden waste.
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With just Christmas just around the corner, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service has released some top tips to help keep your family safe over the festive period!
We are entering Winter and can expect colder weather. We encourage the public to prepare for cold temperatures, snow, ice and other adverse weather.
The telephone providers are upgrading the landline network, also known as the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) from analogue to digital or IP (Internet Protocol), which means that the current telephone network will close at the end of 2025.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is joining forces with other blue light agencies to help keep people safe this bonfire and fireworks season.
Thinking ahead and preparing for what the weather may bring can make a real difference at this time of year. WeatherReady is a campaign - run by the Met Office in partnership with the Cabinet Office – to help you prepare for and cope with severe weather.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is urging people to test their smoke alarms, after research showed that only a quarter of all households who own one test them regularly.
Advise on looking after yourself when working outdoors in the sun and extreme heat.