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Mike ‘Jumbo’ Collins

Mike ‘Jumbo’ Collins is retiring after 30 years service. Come and help to “Send him off” on Friday 24th February 2017 at the King Street Brew House, Welsh Back.

Posted in Retirements

Baby dies 11 February 1960

A YEAR-OLD WEST INDIAN GIRL, Jennifer Coke, died at one o’clock yesterday afternoon in a fire which completely burnt out a room in a top floor flat at 265 Newfoundland Road, St. Paul’s Bristol. Twins Patrick and Sandra Coke, were rescued

Posted in Newspaper Cuttings

Bladder Cancer

At the last National Council Meeting it was agreed to conduct a survey amongst members who are suffering from and of the following ailments:- Bladder Cancer Pleural Plaques Asbestosis It was previously believed that the FBU and Thompsons solicitors were

Posted in News

AFRS Pensioners Association

Membership of the Avon Fire & Rescue Services Pensioners Association is open to all employees of Avon Fire & Rescue Service. Including Fire Fighters (Wholetime & retained), Control operatives, All Support Staff. If you would like to become a member

Posted in News

Fire Fighters Charity – Rehabilitation

7 days a week rehabilitation services – Flexible programme offering 4, 7, 10 day options The Fire Fighters Charity have improved the flexibility of there rehabilitation services so that they can fit into busy diaries. The three centres based in

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New Pensioners Association Secretary

At the Annual General Meeting held at the BAWA club on Tuesday 6th May 2014, Ian Satherley was elected as Secretary, taking over from Alan Lawson, who announced his retirement at the previous Annual General Meeting in 2013. Ian said

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Annual General Meeting – Wednesday 6th May 2020 at 1400 hrs

Location: Bristol Civil Service Club. Filton Avenue, Horfield, Bristol BS7 0AT Starting: 1400 hrs  (Bar is available until 1430 hrs) All members of the AF&RS pensioners association are entitled and encouraged to attend this meeting. The agenda and other documents for

Posted in Dates & Events

Sunday 26th April 2020 – 1200 hrs NARF District No.7 (South West) Annual General Meeting

Held at Bridgewater Fire Station at 1200 hours.

Posted in Dates & Events

N.A.R.F. Annual General Meeting 17th and 18th April 2021

Location & date : Leeds

Posted in Dates & Events

Don Wicks – 05.02.2013

Position: Former Wholetime Leading Fireman. Location: Bristol Fire Brigade. Don worked tirelessly for the Firefighter’s Charity (formerly Fire Services National Benevolent Fund), and with his wife Janet, used their camper van as a mobile shop at events, raising thousands of pounds for

Posted in In Memoriam