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.
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.
CT Policing encourage you sign up to the CSSC and the ACT App for the latest advice.
Hot weather warning issued to people ‘shielding’ and more vulnerable groups
ACSO Statement on Reading Incident
Lockdown Procedures for Schools Guidance document , based on the NaCTSO (National Counter Terrorism Security Office) Guidance Note 1/205 - Developing Dynamic Lockdown Procedures.
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.
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.
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.
COVID 19 is having a huge impact and this year there are Webinars that may help businesses during this difficult time.
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.
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.
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.