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06-05-21

FIRE Conference returns for 2021 – Learning lessons, shaping the future

A hybrid event tackling future challenges facing the fire sector and beyond Building on the success of last year, which saw more than 400 delegates attend virtually, this year’s FIRE Conference returns on the 9 November at the Queen Elizabet…

04-05-21

NFCC joins fire services to commemorate Firefighters Memorial Day

The National Fire Chiefs Council will join Fire and Rescue Services across the country and observe a minute’s silence to mark this year’s Firefighters Memorial Day on May 4th.   The silence is to pay tribute and re…

02-05-21

NFCC Prevention and Protection Conference 2021 will be held as a physical event in September. Check back our events pages for more details.

NFCC's annual Prevention and Protection Conference will be held as a physical event at St Johns VOCO, Solihull.  Further details will be released in the coming months - check back on our events pages for more details. …

21-04-21

NFCC launches its new project - Supervisory Leadership Development Programme.

NFCC is delighted to announce the  launch of its project: Supervisory Leadership Development Programme (SLDP). The programme was commissioned through the NFCC Leadership project, alongside several other initiatives to support the developm…

14-04-21

NFCC launches its Direct Entry Scheme project

NFCC is delighted to announce its Direct Entry Scheme (DES) project has now launched. The scheme was commissioned through the NFCC Leadership project, alongside several other initiatives to support the development of leaders within t…

12-04-21

NFCC launches Coaching and Mentoring toolkit

NFCC's Coaching and Mentoring toolkit has been created to support a national approach and culture of coaching and mentoring within the fire sector. The toolkit provides support, guidance and templates, whether it’s setting up a programme, or …

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…