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09-04-21

NFCC Chair pays tribute to His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council, Mark Hardingham, expressed his sympathy: “I am greatly saddened to hear about the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.  “Prince Philip served our countr…

01-04-21

NFCC welcomes new Chair, Mark Hardingham, to the role

The new Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has said it is a “huge honour’ to be taking up the role, which begins today (April 1st) for an initial two-year period. Mark Hardingham, formerly the Chief Fire Officer for S…

25-03-21

Reflections from the last four years: NFCC Chair looks back at his time in the role

So here we are, my final blog as the first NFCC Chair; where have the last 4 years gone? Come to think of it, where have the last 39 and a bit years gone! I still distinctly remember going through the selection process for London Fire Brigade back …

24-03-21

Fire and Rescue Services administer more than 100,000 C-19 vaccines 

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has praised the compassion, commitment and hard work of hundreds of UK Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) staff who have collectively administered m…

17-03-21

We respond to HMICFRS's latest State of Fire report

Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) across England have today been praised in the latest State of Fire Report. This includes their ability to respond to a broad range of emergencies - with commendable skills and professionalism – while highlightin…

17-03-21

NFCC responds to The Government's PCC Review

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has today responded to the first part of the Government’s review into the role of Police and Crime Commissioners (PCC). The written ministerial statement made a number of recommendations for P…

17-03-21

NFCC welcomes the Fire Safety Bill returning to the House of Lords

Commenting on the Fire Safety Bill returing to the House of Lords today, NFCC Chair Roy Wilsher said:  “The Fire Safety Bill is a short bill, but an important one that we welcome.  “The Bill itself provides an import…

11-03-21

NFCC Chair reflects on the UKISAR deployment to Japan

  Today marks the 10th anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. NFCC Chair Roy Wilsher led the UKISAR deployment to assist the relief effort.  Roy recollects the deployment and the experiences he and the 67-strong tea…

08-03-21

'Choose to Challenge' - shining a light on the work on women in the fire service

Across the world, communities are today celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8th) – and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is shining a light on the work of women across Fire and Rescue Services. ‘Choose to Challenge…

05-03-21

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service's vaccination and testing teamwork commended

  Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (NFRS) unfaltering commitment to support the rollout of the COVID-19 mass testing and vaccination programme, has been commended by the National Fire Chiefs Council. Since the nationa…