Tag Archives: Emergency Services News

Greater Manchester Police Officers & Staff Recognised In New Year’s Honours List

Five Greater Manchester Police officers and staff have been recognised for their commitment and dedication following the Manchester Arena attack. Detective Chief Inspector Teresa Lam, Special Sergeant Jared Simpson, Robert Gallagher, Constable Michael Buckley and Chief Inspector Dale Sexton have all received honours in the New Year’s Honours. Det Ch Insp Teresa Lam and Special Sgt Jared Simpson both receive

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Boy Spends Boxing Day Handing Out Presents To Emergency Services

A young boy spent his boxing day giving out presents to Bromley’s emergency services after he got upset when he found out that they had to work during Christmas. Danyal Mirza, aged five, thought that it was unfair that he was allowed to spend the day with family opening presents while the emergency services were busy working. Danyal, who has

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Christmas With The Cleveland & Durham Road Policing Unit

It has been another busy festive period for emergency services personnel around the country. Most people had perhaps been looking forward to a rest from the rigours of work by spending some well-earned time with family and friends. But, of course, you have the usual individuals who like nothing more than to pay a total disregard to the same laws

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Car Thieves ‘Caught Short’ During Loo Break

Two men who stole a car during a test drive were apprehended by the police when they stopped at a motorway service area for a quick toilet break. The hapless thieves drove off in the BMW X5 after meeting someone who was selling it in Derby. Police later spotted the car travelling along the M1 and followed the men when

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Driver Crashes Into Ambulance, Abuses Crew Then Runs Away

Whilst many people were getting into the Christmas spirit on Christmas Eve, the usual degenerates were out there causing no-end of grief to the emergency services. A West Midlands Ambulance Service emergency ambulance was left with considerable damage after being involved in a collision with another vehicle on Heath Town, Wolverhampton late on Christmas Eve. Luckily, no patients were inside

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It’s Not A Conspiracy; Drones WERE Spotted Over Gatwick Airport

Sometimes the internet has a tendency to contort the facts when certain stories and events get spun out into the public domain. In particular, it would appear that many people are starting to believe the theory that there weren’t any drones spotted over Gatwick and that the shutting of the airport was unnecessary. We have seen and read bizarre reports

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How’s This For Parking Skills?

Emergency Services personnel are renowned for their ability to be able to park wherever they need to in order to get the job done (much to the disappointment of some individuals who leave silly notes on such vehicles). And emergency aircrews are no exception. This is a picture of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance after it managed to land on a

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WATCH: Moment Horse Is Freed From Ditch & Barbed Wire

Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service have shared some footage of the moment that a horse was finally freed after becoming stuck in a freezing bog of water and mud.  The horse had also become trapped in barbed wire in the near-freezing conditions in the early hours of this morning.  The tweet shared on the @StaffsFire twitter account said:  “This is

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If You Feel The Need To Protest, Then DON’T Stop The Emergency Services From Doing Their Job!

There are many things which I am passionate about and which I would probably be happy protesting about.  For example, I am passionate about preventing emergency services personnel from being abused. I am also passionate about the welfare and mental health of my former colleagues in the emergency services, NHS and armed forces.  When it comes to Brexit, then, yes;

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Four-Year-Old Boy Used Siri To Call 999 After His Mum Collapsed

Beau Austin from Hook, Pembrokeshire, was alone with his pregnant mum, Jess, when she passed out from the side effects of some morning sickness medication that she was taking.  Clever Beau asked Siri to call 999 and Siri did just that; calling the emergency services and opening a line with the emergency operator.  Beau told the operator: “my mummy is

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