Make safety your priority when working with chainsaws

Easter is a popular time for some serious tidying up in the garden but make sure safety is your first priority, particularly if you’re planning to use a chainsaw.

Avoid a dangerous shock in your garden this Easter Holiday weekend

If the weather is good over Easter you might be tempted out into the garden – but be careful when using electrical equipment outdoors.

Barbecue safely this Easter

As we approach the Easter weekend, many will be looking to light up their BBQ for the first time this year. Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the outdoor chefs to take care not to cause a bigger fire than they intended.

New technology helps Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service locate people in need

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are using a new app to help pinpoint people in need.

The location technology called What3Words has divided the world into 3m x 3m squares. Each square has been allocated a unique three word address which means anyone can refer to their exact location simply by using three words.

Citizens Advice launches new service for people applying for Universal Credit

Citizens Advice has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit.

People will now be able to get support from the charity as they submit their Universal Credit application to get their first full payment.

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!

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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.