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  • Nottingham Council targets rogue landlords

    13 Feb 2014

    Nottingham City Council will be taking a stand against rogue landlords, thanks to new government funding. As part of measures to tackle landlords who run overcrowded or poor-quality accommodation, housing minister Kris ...

  • Gas fitter fined for leaving hob in dangerous state

    12 Feb 2014

    An illegal gas fitter has been fined more than £4,000 for leaving a hob in a dangerous condition. Michael Rowe, from Bodmin in Cornwall, was contracted to install a liquid petroleum ...

  • Updated Best Practice Guide Just Published

    12 Feb 2014

    Best Practice Guide with updated Fire Safety Signs and Notices section now published

  • Protesters in Middlesbrough rally against cuts

    11 Feb 2014

    Campaigners battling to stop proposed cuts to fire services in Teeside have described the plans as "dangerous". The protesters revealed at a rally on Saturday (February 8th) they intended to do ...

  • East Sussex fire service considering cuts

    10 Feb 2014

    The East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) is looking at reducing staffing levels or removing a fire engine.  Up to 80 jobs could be lost as various cost-cutting measures are ...

  • Barnsley MP welcomes rogue landlord fund

    10 Feb 2014

    South Yorkshire MP John Healey has welcomed government funding to help to tackle rogue landlords. Barnsley Council has received £230,000 for a project based between Goldthorpe, Wombwell and Barnsley town centre, which aims ...

  • VESDA Detector Replacement Program for End Users

    10 Feb 2014

    Xtralis offers the Detector Replacement Program for sites experiencing these maintenance and/or performance issues. The program provides incentives to return the sites to ‘as new’ performance using the latest technology, and restore long term reliability

  • Landlord couple fined for renting out 'dangerous' property

    07 Feb 2014

    A couple who rented out their property in the East End of London have been fined more than £14,000. The five-story terraced house in Bow Road, Bow failed to meet security, fire ...

  • Spelthorne fire service cuts approved

    07 Feb 2014

    Plans to cut the fire service in Spelthorne, Surrey, have been approved by the council. Surrey Fire and Rescue Authority proposed the idea of having one fire engine at one station, instead ...

  • 'Systemic failings' blamed for death of 4 firefighters

    06 Feb 2014

    The death of four firefighters in 2007 has been described as a "catalogue of organisational systemic failings", by a new report. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue service has been blamed for the ...