News archive: December 2010
- Fire engines donated to charity in Kenya.
01 December 2010. THREE fire engines - complete with equipment - will be shipped out to Kenya thanks to Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.
- Father Christmas set to visit Thorney and Eye.
07 December 2010. FIREFIGHTERS in Thorney and Eye have once again organised a Christmas Parade featuring Father Christmas, which will kick off on Sunday.
- Merlin the dog rescued from the ice by firefighters.
08 December 2010. FIREFIGHTERS are praising a man who waited for crews to arrive rather than going into the water to rescue his two year old Newfoundland dog.
- Christmas cheer could easily go up in smoke.
08 December 2010. FIREFIGHTERS are warning Cambridgeshire residents to take a few moments to think about fire safety this Christmas
- Santa Express returns to Yaxley.
09 December 2010. RETAINED firefighters have once again managed to secure Father Christmas for their annual Christmas ride through the streets of Yaxley - starting next weekend.
- Father Christmas issues chimney safety advice with firefighters.
13 December 2010. FATHER Christmas has teamed up with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service to urge residents to make sure their chimneys have been swept in time for Christmas.
- Parkside development to start in summer 2011.
17 December 2010. The decision to start work on redeveloping Parkside Fire Station in Cambridge was formally announced today, after a contractual agreement was signed between Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service and developers Grosvenor. Work will start in Summer 2011.
- Wheat bag warning after fire in Whittlesey.
22 December 2010. A WHEAT bag, used by a woman to relieve her flu-like symptoms, set fire to the bedroom yesterday.
- Working on Christmas Day - Jim Thompson (Dogsthorpe).
23 December 2010. This year, Jim Thompson, a firefighter at Dogsthorpe Fire Station will be working from 9am to 6pm on Christmas Day, along with the rest of Red Watch.
- Working on Christmas Day - Firefighter Andy Jones (Cambridge).
23 December 2010. This year, Firefighter Andy Jones will be working the Christmas Day shift from 9am to 6pm, along with the rest of Red Watch.
- Don't have a rubbish end to the festive season.
29 December 2010. CAMBRIDGESHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is urging residents to think twice before disposing of the Christmas waste this season.
- Fire Service welcomes new retained recruits.
30 December 2010. CAMBRIDGESHIRE Fire and Rescue Service has recently welcomed five new retained firefighters to stations around the county.
- Survey shows that 90 per cent are satisfied with fire service.
30 December 2010. A SURVEY has revealed that while 93 per cent of people are satisfied with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) - many don't realise the full extent of what the service has to offer.
- Start the New Year by getting into some fire safety habits.
31 December 2010. THIS is a time of year for embarking on new resolutions and breaking bad habits.