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*** PPE - call for action ***
Wiltshire & Swindon LRF is working with fellow responders across the South West and are grateful to businesses and others for their support in providing essential PPE supplies. PPE continues to present a huge challenge, and a national request is being made of organisations or others able to help with making PPE such as visors and gowns for our frontline workers. If you think you may be able to assist please use the following link to check the required specifications and register your offer here.
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.
COVID 19 is having a huge impact and this year there are Webinars that may help businesses during this difficult time.
STAY ALERT, CONTROL THE VIRUS, SAVE LIVES
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.
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.
The campaign is designed to help shape workplace behaviour as organisations prepare to unlock.
Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) have reopened in Wiltshire and Swindon this week. Wiltshire Council run HRCs will be operating a postcode entry system from Monday 18th May 2020 and Swindon Borough Council run HRCs will be operating on a pre-booked appointment basis from Wednesday 20th May 2020 – both designed to reduce the amount of people attempting to access the sites.
Due to the current Government restrictions in place to stop the spread of Coronavirus, each of us have to make changes to our daily life – this also includes the way we can celebrate VE Day.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a new interactive road safety workbook for students home-learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
A message to all Muslim communities across Wiltshire and Swindon celebrating Ramadan, at the start of the holy month.
The Fire and Rescue Service has the following kitchen safety advice. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service also provide free Safe and Well visits, which aim to make you safer in your own home.
An award-winning counter terrorism training course is being made available to the public for the first time and police want you to sign up and help
protect the UK.
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 in partnership with Cabinet Office – to help you prepare for and cope with severe weather.
Partners of the Local Resilience Forum (LRF) and Wiltshire Police won a prestigious World Class Policing Award last week in recognition of an ‘outstanding’ response to the 2018 Novichok attacks in Salisbury and Amesbury.
Counter Terrorism Policing is asking you to support our campaign to help keep crowded places safe over the festive period.
The NHS are reminding people of the simple steps they can take to reduce the spread of norovirus in their communities, and ultimately play their part in protecting people for whom a simple case of D&V could be much more serious.
Halloween is great fun for children, but there are real fire risks with many of the ways of celebrating – so it’s important to take extra care.
The health service in England has prepared for its largest ever flu protection drive to help keep people well and ease pressure on urgent care services over the colder months.
The Environment Agency and emergency services are teaming up to test ways to protect Salisbury from flooding. Exercise Touchpaper will last three days and is led by the Environment Agency, who will supply flood barriers, about 50 staff and all the necessary equipment for a pump.