“This is a real opportunity to protect the public, their properties and the people who keep us safe.” FBU Scottish Secretary Ian Sim
“Once again, I find myself sending my sympathies to the people of Paris and greater France”
A series of major forest fires that are on-going near Golspie in Sutherland, are in close proximity to overhead power lines that supply the entire far north of Scotland.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is on a recruitment drive across Orkney
A video is now also available to view on the Orkney News YouTube channel if you want to see a guided tour of the units.
Scotland’s emergency services had been the only territorial forces in the UK unable to reclaim VAT
Police numbers in Scotland show an increase of 1,015 FTE police officers
Were your relatives caught up in the Christchurch fire, New Zealand ?