Wanted: young fire-fighters

Young people (12-16) who are attracted by the appeal and danger of fire-fighting can take their first step on the fire service career ladder at Hungerford fire station on Wednesday, July 16th (19-21.00) to look around a ‘have a go’.

And if they like what they see, young heroes to be can join the Young Fire-Fighters Programme, run by the Royal Berks Fire and Rescue Service and held locally during term time , every Thursday evening (19-21.00) at the fire station from this September to next July.

During the programme, young volunteers will learn about theoretical and even practical fire service techniques and activities.

BMW donated for a good cause
SWIFT Medics are trained volunteer pre-hospital emergency care doctors who attend road traffic accidents and medical emergencies in Wiltshire when an incident is so serious that the NHS ambulance team needs the help of an appropriately qualified Doctor at the scene.