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1977 Strike HQ – remembered

A few ‘old‘ Firemen gathered at the Cornubia P.H. on the 14th November 2017, formerly Avon Fire Brigade FBU, Strike H.Q.. to mark the 40th Anniversary of the first Firemen’s strike in the history of the British Fire Service. Advertisements

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New Avon Fire & Rescue HQ

After 44 years the Avon Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters building at Temple Back, Bristol closed it doors for the last time leaving behind a multitude of memories. the following Monday, 18th September, the move to the new Police &

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New Temple Fire Station Opens

The brand new Fire Station at Temple Back became operational on Monday 7th November 2016 at 0800 hrs.

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Hicks Gate Official Opening

HRH Prince Richard of Gloucester opens the new Hicks Gate Fire Station. hicks-gate-official-opening

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Hicks Gate – Operational

One of the UK’s most energy efficient fire stations became operational on Tuesday 19th April 2016 at 0800 hours. This was the first new station to be built since 1980. The new wholetime station will be home to one pump

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Brislington Fire Station – Closed

Brislington Fire Station was closed on Tuesday 19th April 2016 at o800 after serving the community for 54 years. The personnel moved the the new Hicks Gate Fire Station on this day commencing operational duties at 0800.

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Keynsham Fire Station – Closed

Keynsham Fire Station closed on 18th October and has now merged with Brislington Fire Station in preparation for the move to the new Hicks Gate Fire Station opening in early 2016. For further information please see the Avon Fire &

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Speedwell Fire Station – People who attended the event to mark its closure

     

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Speedwell Fire Station closed on 4th February 2015

The reopening of Kingswood Fire Station will mean the closure of Speedwell Fire Station, an event to mark this will take place on Wednesday 4th February between 14.00hrs and 16.00hrs There will be a minutes silence at 15.00hrs to mark

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Monty Britton – Life Time Achievement Award

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