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Supporting Inclusion Programme Celebration Event 05/01/2015

On 10th December 3 Fire Cadets visited The House of Commons to attend the Youth United Showcase Event in celebration of the Supporting Inclusion Programme. The Supporting Inclusion Programme (SIP) ran from April 2012 through to September 2014 and was funded by £10 million from Department of Communities and Local Government. The purpose of the […]

Would you be interested in talking to researchers about your experiences of volunteering? 11/09/2014

Are you aged 18 or over? Do you do voluntary work with young people (11-18 yrs old) in the UK? Are you from a ‘minority ethnic[1]’ family background? Could you spare about an hour to talk over the phone about your experiences?   What is the research about? Researchers from QinetiQ Ltd and Edinburgh Napier […]

London Fire Cadets issue National Challenge! 08/04/2014

London Fire Cadet units were set a challenge a couple of weeks ago to come up with the most creative team photo that showed what they were learning or represented what they were working towards … and its become a little bit of in-house competition that the Cadets enjoy being part of! London Fire Brigade tweeted the […]

Perry Barr Fire Cadets Video – MUST SEE!! 29/01/2014

The Fire Cadets from Perry Barr completed a Food Bank Initiative to support their community during the Christmas period. The filmed a really powerful video about the things they have been doing since they opened the Unit. Please follow this link to see what they have done To see photos from the event visit […]

FSYTA Annual AGM and Conference – BOOK NOW! 20/01/2014

The Fire Service Youth Training Association (FSYTA) have organised their annual AGM and Conference on Thursday 27th March 2014 & Friday the 28th March 2014 in Brighton. Aimed at Fire & Rescue Services Youth Services, Schools Programmes Leaders and those working in Education, our annual conference will leave you feeling inspired, motivated and full of innovative […]

Calling all Cadet Instructors – B.E.L. Course Available 16/01/2014

West Midlands Fire Service is running another Sports Leaders Certificate in Basic Expedition Leaders.  This is a level 3 qualification in leadership.  The qualification will cover instructors who work with young people in the outdoors; this will also meet the requirements for the navigation subject in the BTEC. The course covers leadership, navigation and group […]

Emergency Services Cadets ‘Pass Out’ in Birmingham 14/01/2014

A dozen Year 6 children from a Birmingham school have ‘passed out’ as Emergency Services Cadets – some of the first to do so under a national pilot scheme. Proud parents, teachers and pupils at Wilkes Green Junior School in Handsworth joined the cadets at a special assembly, which saw them become only the second […]

Hollins Fire Cadets Visit Oldham Royal Hospital on Christmas Eve 14/01/2014

Hollins Fire Cadets have been planning their Community Project throughout December and on Christmas Eve all their hard work paid off. Fire Cadets at Hollins were given the brief that they had to plan and carry out a project that would benefit their own community. Suggestions were made from instructors, however the group had their […]


On Thursday 12th December, Greater Manchester Police launched Operation Network – GMP’s largest ever crackdown on mobile phone theft. The operation was launched in response to an increase in mobile phone theft over the past two year. Thieves are targeting smartphone owners – in 2012/13 63% (2,743) of phones stolen were iPhones and 20% (854) […]

Derbyshire Youth Workers deliver Cricket Academy Team Building Day 04/12/2013

Derbyshire’s finest Cricket Academy players took part in a team building day at Nottingham Road Community Fire Station. Taking part in hose running exercises and various other activities, the young Derbyshire cricketers tested their agility and ability to solve problems as a group, all geared towards strengthening their bond as a team. They also received timely […]

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