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Congratulations Martyn

***** This just in from the Brigade Secretary**** West Yorkshire FBU Brigade Chairs election I just wanted to thank everyone who participated in the recent West Yorkshire FBU Chairs election, which has been held with dignity and respect. As Brigade

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On the MEND

Massive thanks to Zenab and Shahab from MEND, who came and gave a very informative presentation to the brigade committee today. We’ll look forward to working together again and building on these foundations from today.

Posted in Diversity

Love a Muslim Day

After the disgusting threats of violence against our colleagues and neighbours from far right terrorists in recent days, people are coming together in solidarity to “Love a Muslim”. Please come and show your solidarity with us tonight, 5pm at Centenary

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Election for Yorkshire and Humberside EC Member

This just in from the Brigade Secretary ALL FBU MEMBERS ELECTION FOR YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE EC MEMBER Firstly let me apologise for such a long winded message, but within hours of the announcement that WYFBU are recommending Brother Steve Howley

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ALL FBU MEMBERS ELECTION FOR YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE EC MEMBER You will shortly or already have received a ballot paper for the above election to your home addresses. There are just two candidates standing, Brother Pete Smith and Brother Steve

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Get your MP to sign EDM 1115 to mark Firefighters’ Memorial Day 2018

The Fire Brigades Union is urging members to write to their MP to support a parliamentary motion marking Firefighters’ Memorial Day 2018. Laid by former firefighter Jim Fitzpatrick MP, EDM 1115 – Firefighters’ Memorial Day, 4 May 2018 calls on Parliamentarians to

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North Yorkshire FBU update on industrial action

Posted in Industrial Action

FBU statement on Kerslake report into the Manchester bombing

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) welcomes the publication of the Kerslake report into the Manchester bombing. There are hard lessons for all emergency services to learn in the report.   The FBU has been considering the implications of what happened on

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11.30am 14th April 2018 Leeds March to save our NHS

Posted in Politics, Trade Unions

Region 4 EC Member Election

This just in from the Brigade Secretary Members will be receiving, or have already received, a circular from Head Office stating that Yorkshire and Humberside are about to enter into a ballot for the most senior post of the Union

Posted in Elections