Monthly Archives: October 2016

New Online FBU Shop

www.shop.fbu.org.uk

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Introductory Branch Officials & Handling Members’ Problems

This course “Introductory Branch Officials & Handling Members’ Problems” has been designed by FBU Head Office Education & the TUC Education Service to help Branch Officials improve their skills, update their knowledge and gain confidence as local Officials to organise

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The Guardian – Firefighters are by your side through fire and flood. Our thanks? The threat of being sacked

 Greater Manchester’s fire service has already had to make £28m in cuts and the government is imposing a further £14.4m over the next four years. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo When you’re a firefighter standing in front of a burning house,

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New lottery to support families of firefighters killed in action

  30Sep New lottery to support families of firefighters killed in action 30 September 2016 A new weekly lottery, The Firefighters 100 Lottery is being launched tomorrow (1 October) to help support the families of firefighters killed or seriously injured in the line

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Fire service withdraws proposals to sack its entire workforce

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has welcomed Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service’s (GMFRS) announcement today that it is not now planning to sack its 1250 strong firefighter workforce. The service withdrew its plans to issue Section 188 notices that would

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