Office of The Police and Crime Commissioner re-opens Road Safety Fund

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), has announced the opening of its Road Safety Funds.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service engage with members of the public on National Burns Awareness Day

The Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Community Safety Team visited Morrisons supermarket in Bedford to support National Burns Awareness Day.

Central Bedfordshire Council’s Safer Communities & Partnership Conference

Over 150 people attended an online conference in September, organised by Central Bedfordshire Council’s Safer Communities & Partnership Team.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service wins best Breathing Apparatus Team

On Saturday, a team from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue attended the Fire Service College to take part in a Breathing Apparatus competition, and were awarded “Best Breathing Apparatus Team”.

Under 50% of motorists aware they must read a number plate from 20 metres, figures show

Fewer than half of motorists surveyed by DVLA know they must be able to read a number plate from 20 metres away in order to drive safely.

5G emergency services and first responders drone tested at Millbrook

New interactive drone that provides emergency services and public safety teams with accessible and mission critical situational awareness tools has been tested at Millbrook.

Flag raising ceremonies pay tribute to our emergency services

Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Councils paid tribute to our emergency services and the NHS this morning (9 September 2021) during flag raising ceremonies to mark Emergency Services Day, which is also known as 999 Day.

Water rescue boards installed at the Forest of Marston Vale

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Forest of Marston Vale are working together to ensure water safety.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Bedfordshire Police join forces

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service have joined forces with Bedfordshire Police’s Rural Crime Team to produce and distribute a fire safety guide to the agricultural community across the county

Blood is now available on every air ambulance mission

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) is now permanently able to deliver blood transfusions as a core part of its life-saving service.

Following a fundraising appeal made by EAAA in May, the air ambulance charity, which covers Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, is now able to carry packed red blood cells and freeze-dried plasma on every mission.

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Public Safety News and information

Take a look at all the Public Safety News for the Cranfield and Marston Vale area. Includes news from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and emergency planning from local councils, such as the Bedfordshire Local Resilience Forum , which includes Bedfordshire Prepared.