Category Archives: The Back Canteen

‘The NHS Needs A Backstop Not Just The People Of Nothern Ireland’ | A&E Consultant

This open letter has been written by an A&E Consultant: ‘Dear Mrs May, The NHS needs a backstop not just the people of Northern Ireland. Whilst you are playing Russian Roulette with our country’s future, with your desperate Brexit negotiations, you seemed to have forgotten the people you are meant to be serving. The press are complicit in this, by

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‘My 10 Point Plan For Policing’ By John Sutherland – Former Police Commander

John Sutherland joined the Metropolitan Police in 1992. He retired in February 2018 having reached the rank of Chief Superintendent. John is a popular police author, blogger and commentator. Here is a blog that John wrote about what would be his ten point plan for policing (hopefully we are helping with point number 10): ‘I’m sitting on a train bound

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WATCH: Male Calls 999 Because He Had To Wait For His Breakfast

The Metropolitan Police Contact Centre has asked members of the public to think before they dial after a male called 999 and asked for the police owing to the fact that his breakfast was late. The audio recording of the call has been released (scroll down) in order to highlight how hoax or inappropriate 999 calls can have the effect

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Why Do Some People Complain When They See Emergency Services Personnel Buying Food?

One of the frustrating things about covering stories from the front line of the emergency services & NHS, is just how often we hear about our former colleagues being moaned at for DARING to buy food and/or drink whilst at work. It’s as if some people seem to be silly enough to think that as a member of the emergency

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WATCH: Police Mount Tactical Response To Snowball Fight

Video footage has emerged on social media of the moment Officers from the Duvall Police Department mounted an epic response to reports of a large snowball fight. The video, filmed by officers, was shared via the Duvall Police Department Facebook page and has been viewed nearly 500,000 times. In the footage, several vehicles can be seen arriving ‘on scene‘ before

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EXCLUSIVE: Police Officer Writes Letter To Daily Mail Reporter Following Coverage Of Charity Work

A Surrey Police Officer has written a heartfelt letter to the Daily Mail following their coverage of some charity work that was done by Officers from Surrey Police in order to help raise some money for homeless people. Neighbourhood Officers from Surrey Police had got together with a local business in order to try and raise some money for vulnerable

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Police ‘Arrest’ Disney Princess For Recent Cold Weather

Police in Surrey have got together with Truly Magical Princess Parties in order to raise money in order to help support the homeless during these long dark winter nights. Any money raised will be going to Street Link and East Surrey Outreach. Both organisations work hard to try and look after vulnerable people who find themselves on the streets at

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Man Calls 999 Because Facebook Isn’t Working Properly

Another day and another story surfaces about someone who was clearly AWOL when the common sense pills were being handed out. Just how anyone can come to the conclusion that their Facebook not working constitutes an emergency call being made to the police remains a complete mystery to anyone with an ounce of common sense. And whilst people with genuine

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WATCH: If You Like Service Animals, Then You’ll Love This VLOG!

Every day, we go through and review a LOT of content in order to bring you stories and videos which we think you will like or might find interesting. And that includes checking out loads of videos which feature service animals, from around the world, doing what they love doing! Service animals, with their unique talents and skills, form the

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Why Volunteer To Carry Firearms? | ARV Blog

It’s a good question. Why did I, or why would you volunteer to become an armed cop? Why would anyone want to face armed criminals? Why, in the time of such a terrorist threat, would anyone want to be one of the Officers running towards the threat? All good, valid questions that I asked myself and have had my loved

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