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Volunteer Week 2017

Posted: 17/05/17

Volunteers' week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. 

It takes place from 1st June - 7th June every year.

This year we have arranged the following events to celebrate not only our volunteers but also Cleveland Fire Support Networks 10 year anniversary. Our local community will be heavily involved and thanks goes to them also for their support over the years.

Thursday 1st June - Litter pick around the Fire and Police Station in Coulby Newham

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Tesco Bags!

Posted: 27/04/17

Cleveland Fire Support Network have been very successful in gaining £4,100 for the Tesco Bags scheme in partnership with Groundworks.

The money will support our new project 'Clean up our community'.

This is a 10 month project running from June 2017 which will include the following activities throughout the Cleveland area:

- Litter picking

- Reporting arson

- Reporting anti-social behaviour

- Re-painting fences

- Helping people carry their bags after shopping at Tesco

- Putting salt on the ground in icy conditions

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Chip Pan Demonstration

Posted: 24/04/17

Some of our Volunteers have recently completed the Chip Pan Demonstration training in preparation for the upcoming summer events.

Catherine Collett is modelling the fire kit during training!

 

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Congartulations!!

Posted: 27/03/17

A huge congratulations and well done to our very own Trustee Mr Ian Dodds.

He has recently won an Award for Officer of the Most Excellent Order of The British Empire (OBE).

Mr Dodds was a Senior Policy Advisor for The Cabinet Office and was given the Award for services to civil society and community action in the North East. 

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Groundworks - Carriers for Cause

Posted: 08/03/17

Cleveland Fire Support Network have been successful in securing £1,000 worth of funding from the Carriers for Cause scheme ran by Groundworks.

The money will help the Charity Celebrate our 10th Anniversary in June 2017 by recognising Volunteer Achievements and involving the local community and Partners that offer their continued support.

Thank you very much!

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Huge Success!

Posted: 07/03/17

The Sensory Loss Partnership event that was held on 24th February was a huge success and as a result will become an annual event.

We will be looking to involve many more partners to discuss not only sensory loss but other themed topics.

Thank you to everyone that attended and for your continued support.

 

 

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