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Malcolm Young – 08.01.2019

Retained Sub. Officer Malcolm Young of Thornbury Fire Station, passed away on Tuesday 8th January 2019. Funeral details to follow:

Posted in In Memoriam

Annual Service of Remembrance & Wreath laying – Sunday 5th May 2019

The Annual Service of Remembrance and Wreath laying, has traditionally been held in September every year. After a period of consideration and review the Trust have decided to move the Annual Service of Remembrance from September to May and to

Posted in Dates & Events

Lenny ‘The Legend’ Angus – 02.11.2018

Lenny ‘The Legend’ Angus is retiring, came and say cheerio at The Commercial Rooms, Corn Street on Friday 2nd November from 1900 hrs

Posted in Retirements

Paul Condon – 30.11.2018

Paul is retiring, join him for a farewell drink at Totos Bar, Redcliffe Hiil on 30th November from 1900 hrs

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Roy Smith – 09.10.2018

Roy Ernest Smith aged 80 years, passed away on 9th October 2018. Roy enlisted for National Service with the RAF following his demob he joined the Bristol Fire Brigade in 1958 and was stationed at Bridewell Fire Station, when the

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Tom Hale – 29.07.2018

Tom Hale aged 89 years, passed away on 29th July 2018 following a long illness. Tom Joined the Bristol Fire Brigade and served at most Bristol stations, rising through the ranks retiring as the Brigade Training Officer. Tom’s claim to

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Ray Stradling – 28.09.2018

Ray Stradling passed away in 28th September 2018.  Sadly Ray was taken ill on holiday at the Blue Anchor near Minehead towards the end of September and passed away on the 28th September at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton. Ray, was

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Pat Pewsey – 23.09.2018

Pat Pewsey passed away after a very long illness. Pat was a Mechanic who worked in Brigade Workshops for many years. He was also very involved with the Scouting movement. His funeral is Wednesday 10th October 2018, at 1300 hrs

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A drinking memory of Colin ‘Sandy’ Powell

A drinking memory of Colin Powell

Posted in Miscellaneous articles

William ‘Taffy’ Hackfoort 1921-2016

William Noel Hackfoort. 1921-2016

Posted in Historical accounts