Advisors issue scam alert to homeowners ahead of new fire safety rules

South Lanarkshire advisers are urging residents to be cautious of scammers as new fire safety regulations take effect. From February 2022, new requirements for interconnected smoke detectors will be implemented for homeowners. The new regulations mean that all homes will have to have a smoke detector in the most used room, one in each circulation zone on each floor or ...

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Animal Advocates Supporting Maintaining Locally Managed SVASC

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WVIR) – In Waynesboro, animal rights activists returned Monday night to ask the city to keep the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center with the communities. But Waynesboro, who oversees its management, says he’s struggling to keep it on staff. Waynesboro City Manager Mike Hamp says it’s not a high turnover issue, but rather filling vacancies. Animal rights activists ...

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Firefighters save three people from burning house in Leigh

A working smoke detector saved the lives of three people after alerting them to a fire in their home. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) teams from Hindley, Leigh and Atherton were called to a semi-detached house on Ashley Drive in Leigh just before 11 p.m. on Sunday 21 November. Firefighters got to the scene quickly and were confronted ...

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All is wool that ends wool: watch firefighters rescue sheep from a river

Firefighters were called in to rescue a sheep that was in trouble this weekend. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Teams were called after reports an animal was struggling in the River Leam near Offchurch. With a shear effort, the firefighters managed to pull the soggy sheep out of the water and bring them back safe and sound to their field, proving ...

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Scottish Labor vows to ban MSP second jobs amid Tory bashing accusations

Labor SCOTTISH pledged to ban second MSP jobs in Holyrood today amid growing accusations of sleaze within the Conservative Party. Scottish Labor Trade Director Neil Bibby warned SNP ministers that if they did not show “leadership” in ending the practice, his party would. Parliamentarians come under close scrutiny following a sordid feud sparked by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s botched attempt ...

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Animals in good homes, safe and warm after flooding thanks to the kindness of Princeton residents and volunteers – Penticton News

Photo: ALERT A ‘defeated’ foster family, a Princeton resident and this semi-wild kitten bonded, eventually being adopted! Even though the city suffered massive damage and flooding that poured out on Sunday night, residents of Princeton opened their homes and donated what they could to help 76 rescue animals. Large numbers of cats and dogs were heading to the Heart & ...

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Several crews conduct hours-long rescue off Hunger Mountain

WATERBURY, Vt. (WCAX) – Nineteen rescuers from five search and rescue teams rescued a 31-year-old man from Florida, who slipped over icy rocks and injured his ankle on Saturday afternoon. The rescue lasted about five hours, mostly in the dark. The Waterbury Backcountry Rescue Team said the man was walking alone when he was injured about 2,800 feet on the ...

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Predator 5’s prequel story is the perfect way to reboot the franchise

The Predator 5 (AKA Prey) prequel story can successfully reboot the franchise by exploring a unique historical era that can extend existing lore. The iconic alien warrior has repeatedly failed to live up to its first outing, but the prequel story for Predator 5 (A.K.A Prey) is the best way to restart the franchise. Although filmed under the title Skulls, ...

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Emergency incident at Loch Lomond as three men struggle in the water

A MAJOR emergency has been triggered at Loch Lomond after three swimmers found themselves struggling in the water. Emergency crews rushed to the picturesque Luss around 11:30 a.m. after panicked onlookers sounded the alarm bells. 1 Three men struggled in the water at Loch Lomond Police confirmed that three men had been rescued from the water and taken to safety. ...

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Animal shelters and desperate rescues for foster families this holiday season

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) – Now is the time of year to help those in need, including those on all fours. Dog rescue groups and local animal shelters in the area are asking people to foster the animals during the holidays. “We see a lot of puppies,” said Andrea Bonnette, co-founder of Nauti Dawg Rescue. “We see a lot ...

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