Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service – charity car washes at Dunstable and Bedford this weekend

Firefighters will be raising money for the Firefighters’ Charity. The Firefighters Charity offers a broad range of support to Firefighters that include nursing services, recuperation, rehabilitation and health and wellbeing services

Bedfordshire Fire and Police join forces during Arson Awareness Week

This Arson Awareness Week (18-24 March), Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is teaming up with colleagues at Bedfordshire Police to deliver fire and crime prevention advice to people and businesses across Bedfordshire

New campaign warns ‘it only takes one accident’ to start a fire

Overloading electrical sockets, leaving a frying pan on the hob unattended and putting an electrical heater too close to laundry are among the hazards shown in the revamped Fire Kills campaign.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service: Arson Awareness Week 18th to 24th March 2018

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are calling on everyone to play their part in tackling fire-crime this Arson Awareness Week (18th to 24th March 2018).

THINK! campaign introduces the ‘Road Whisperer’ who says it’s OK to be nervous

It is only natural for new drivers to be nervous, but confidence comes with real road experience – that’s the message from the Road Whisperer in a new campaign by THINK!

Bedfordshire Police – It only takes seconds to save your life

With more than 1,000 people being prosecuted last year for not wearing their seatbelt on the roads of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, the counties’ tri-force Road Policing Unit is urging people to take a few seconds to belt up and help save their life.

Highways England tailgating safety campaign exhibits at caravan show

Highways England is calling on campers, caravaners and motorhome owners to find out about its national safety campaign about the dangers of tailgating.

More than 100 people killed or seriously injured each year from drivers being too close.

‘Don’t be a Space Invader’ – says former ‘Stig’ Ben Collins

‘Stay safe, stay back’ a reminder for drivers not to tailgate

Ben – best known for his role on BBC motoring show TopGear as the ‘tame’ racing driver in the white suit – has coached hundreds of celebrities from Tom Cruise to Lionel Ritchie around the race-track, and is also a championship winning Le Mans racing driver.

But today his focus was on the drivers travelling on England’s motorways and major A-roads every day, and a message to them about the risks of driving too close to the vehicle in front.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to inspect all high-rise buildings across the county

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service inspected all high rise buildings in the county to assure ourselves of their safety and give advice to residents.

Over two weeks crews from across the county will be re-visiting residential blocks to give advice to any new residents about how to stay safe in their high rise property and refresh the safety knowledge of residents who may have been visited before.

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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.