Former Havant and Waterlooville firefighter awaiting payment after winning unfair dismissal claim against Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

[ad_1] Alan Simmons, 47, lost his job despite flying from Northern Ireland for shifts after moving to the country with his family. The longtime crew chief, who was based at Havant and Waterlooville stations, won an unfair constructive dismissal complaint after repeatedly seeing his request to cut his blocked hours in half. Read more Read more Fareham Police Track Harley ...

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Emergency services could be even more inclusive, says one of Scotland’s first black police officers

[ad_1] A founding member of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Board and one of the first black police officers in Stirling – and Scotland – said more needs to be done to make the Scottish emergency service “really diverse”. Robin Iffla (photo) has served communities in Scotland for over 40 years. Son of Jamaican cricketer Irvin who came to ...

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Local groups help Afghan refugees settle in Tallahassee

[ad_1] TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Afghan refugees arrive in the Florida capital. The International Rescue Committee is focused on resettling families displaced from their countries due to hardship around the world, and now they are focused on helping people who have helped the United States for over 20 years. “In different capacities, either through their role as interpreters or through ...

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Award-winning Bedfordshire firefighters are a breath of fresh air

[ad_1] A team from the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service won the award for the best breathing apparatus team at the National Breathing Apparatus Competition On Saturday 2nd October the team visited the Fire Service College to participate in the competition open to all UK fire and rescue services and is the opportunity to showcase best practice and firefighter safety ...

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Letters: we need more SNP MPs to fight transphobia, not less

[ad_1] It takes guts, especially knowing that backlash would occur both online and in the print media, to take a stand in favor of threatened minorities, including publicly calling for those who support transphobia within the SNP are treated in a zero tolerance approach. While misogyny is rife, it is disappointing to see a newspaper columnist write about Kirsty Blackman, ...

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Hiker found face down in stream on Kanarraville Falls Trail overflown by Life Flight to St. George Hospital – St George News

[ad_1] Iron County Search and Rescue Team members load injured hiker into Intermountain Life Flight helicopter near Kanarraville Falls trailhead, Iron County, Utah October 10, 2021 | Photo courtesy of the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, St. George News / Cedar City News CITY OF CEDAR – A seriously injured hiker was rescued from the Kanarraville Falls trail on Sunday afternoon. ...

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Nassau Barkfest dog costume contest returns this year

[ad_1] EAST MEADOW, NY – Ghouls and four-legged goblins will descend on Eisenhower Park later this month, as the ninth annual Nassau Barkfest brings costumed pets to the park. Barkfest is a free pet Halloween costume contest and parade that takes place annually in Eisenhower Park. This year’s event is scheduled for October 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ...

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“Lessons Learned” as Notts Fire and Rescue Service Response Times Above National Average

[ad_1] England’s average response time across all brigades is seven minutes and 37 seconds, while Nottinghamshire’s is nine minutes and 48 seconds. But area manager Mick Sharman, chief of the response, told the Nottinghamshire Fire Authority he was “confident in defending” the position of NFRS as Nottinghamshire is compared to “urbanized” cities such as London and Manchester. , which have ...

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Could Brian Laundrie still be alive if he’s on the Carlton Reservation in Florida? Here’s what survival experts think

[ad_1] CNN, WFTS By Christina Maxouris, CNN For more than three weeks, local and federal authorities have crisscrossed a 25,000-acre nature reserve in search of Brian Laundry, the 22-year-old fiance Gabby Petito. On September 1, Laundrie returned in Petito’s van to the couple’s north port, Florida, home after a cross-country trip the couple had taken earlier in the summer, police ...

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Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson calls for making the A9 junction with Daviot safer to help drivers in Inverness-shire

[ad_1] The junction of the A9 with Daviot. A HIGHLAND advisor requests road improvements on the A9 junction with Daviot at the B851. Stating that the issue is urgent and needs to be resolved, Highland Councilor Duncan Macpherson wrote to Transport Scotland and spoke to Highland Council officials to voice his concerns. Earlier this month, a nearby accident, where a ...

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Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is looking for donations

[ad_1] Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue is asking for monetary donations from community members. The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone, even furry friends. Just Us Cat and Kitten Rescue was established as a non-profit organization in 2006 to serve the communities of East Sussex by managing the communities of cats and kittens, both domestic and wild. With ...

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Wildbuzz | The viper and the squirrel

[ad_1] The attraction of hard-earned food is such that snakes are reluctant to reject their prey even if humans are present as an unwanted audience. A series of definitive photos in rich, dazzling colors captured a Russell viper ingesting a squirrel in broad daylight in the parking lot of the teachers’ apartments at Punjab University. The viper was in plain ...

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After a week of deadly violence, community groups hope grants will boost fight against crime

[ad_1] Five organizations received grants from US bailout funds on Friday. INDIANAPOLIS – After a murderous week in Indianapolis, community groups dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence are hoping that an influx of money can make a difference. So far, we’ve seen at least 208 homicides this year. That’s nearly 30 more people killed than at the same time ...

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Police and firefighters investigate multiple commercial fires and burglaries

[ad_1] Via MCFRS chief spokesperson Pete Piringer. Gaithersburg Police (GPD) and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) are investigating five fires and one commercial burglary that occurred around 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Thursday morning, GPD said in a report. communicated. The “suspicious situations” occurred in the Gaithersburg and Montgomery Village areas, police said. GPD asks anyone with ...

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Rescue operation for an 82-year-old man trapped under a tractor

[ad_1] Suffolk firefighters and rescue teams were called in to help an 82-year-old man today, Friday October 8, after he got trapped under his tractor. The rescue team was called at 11:45 am this morning, to the scene of the incident on Holton Road, near Halesworth. The man was released after 25 minutes and later transported to hospital by ambulance. ...

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University of Edinburgh’s Covid app helps prevent patients from developing severe symptoms

[ad_1] Patients at risk of developing severe symptoms of Covid have been successfully treated at an early stage through the use of a remote monitoring service, organized by the University of Edinburgh. The small study, which allowed patients to record their symptoms by phone or through an app, helped clinicians identify participants with low oxygen levels. Experts say this allowed ...

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The Scottish Yes movement needs to regain its sense of fun

[ad_1] As Boris Johnson rolled out gag after gag in his speech at the Conservative conference this week, it was instructive to watch the real-time response from the British Social Democratic intelligentsia. Such is the repugnance of the Prime Minister and of all that he in a way defends that we do not make a quarter. On social media, each ...

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Festival Fest: October 9 and 10

[ad_1] In this edition of Festival Fest, we take a look at the events taking place in western New York City on October 9-10. BUFFALO, NY – It’s officially fall here in western New York, but don’t let the cooler weather keep you inside, there are plenty of events happening in and around the city of Buffalo this month. -this. ...

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4 fires in Gaithersburg occur in half an hour overnight

[ad_1] MCFRS spokesperson Pete Piringer said no one was injured and it is not clear whether the four firefighters who died during the night were linked. Fire crews in Gaithersburg, Md., Had a very busy Thursday morning, battling a string of four fires in half an hour. It started around 1:30 a.m. when units from the Montgomery County Fire and ...

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Scotland’s ‘green’ public sector pension fund under fire for 40% increase in fossil fuel investment

[ad_1] ONE of Scotland’s largest public sector pension funds has come under fire after its fossil fuel investments increased 40% in one year. New data shows the Lothian Pension Fund is investing in BP, Chevron, Exxon and Shell, as well as mining giant BHP. And there are fears that there is an “inertia of inaction” without a move to divest ...

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Why the stories of rescued Afghan Christians cannot be told – Eurasia Review

[ad_1] By Alejandro Bermudez The stories of Afghan rescues are compelling human dramas, filled with miraculous rescues, deadly dangers and heroic choices on the part of volunteers and Afghans. But these stories can also compromise future rescue missions. A major American magazine recently published a story about how Christians are trying to stay safe in Afghanistan and how a group ...

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Walk to School Day Encourages Safe Routes and Practices for Students and Drivers

[ad_1] International School Walk Day encourages students to walk or cycle to school and promotes safe practices and routes. Students from Summit Hall Elementary School in Gaithersburg arrived at a lively Walk to School Day event on Wednesday morning. Montgomery County leaders, fire / rescue personnel and playful mascots interacted with the children while promoting safe trips to school. It’s ...

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David Tennant “Comes” Under Fan Pressure as Loki in Audible’s “The Sandman”

[ad_1] Doctor for some, demon and Death Eater for others, David Tennant can now cross the Norse God of Evil from his list of larger-than-life roles. Tennant has joined the all-new “The Sandman: Act II”, Dirk Maggs’ second Audible Original audiobook adapting Neil Gaiman’s beloved graphic novel series, as Loki, Thor’s emotionally besieged brother and troublemaker. general. “I didn’t really ...

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Some states want to charge for the rescue of lost hikers

[ad_1] It was 11 p.m. one evening in July last year when a couple realized they weren’t going back down the Old Bridle Path. They were with their two children just over a mile from the popular Mount Lafayette hiking trail, about 70 miles north of Concord, New Hampshire. They had underestimated how long it would take to complete the ...

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Veterans assist in emergency evacuations in Afghanistan

[ad_1] The grueling evacuation of Americans and Afghan army allies continues, weeks after the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban and amid recent bombing and violence. President Biden’s top military generals have testified that they advised keeping 2,500 US troops in Afghanistan as a transitional force, a contradiction to what Biden had claimed. America’s veterans are now helping in an ...

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UK weather: Torrential rains will turn dry by Wednesday | UK weather

[ad_1] Heavy rains that have hit Britain throughout this week are expected to give way to milder, drier weather on Wednesday. It comes after torrential rains hit much of northern England on Tuesday afternoon, while the south experienced flash floods the night before. However, all of the persistent showers – forecast for Tuesday evening in eastern England – are expected ...

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Body found in Lancaster on Monday afternoon

[ad_1] It is currently unknown when, where and how the man died, but the death is under investigation as a homicide, authorities report. LANCASTER, SC – Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the discovery of a body Monday afternoon. According to the sheriff’s office, just before 6:00 p.m., a caller notified Lancaster County Public Safety Communications of the presence of ...

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London flood news: climate emergency ‘at our doorstep’, warns Sadiq Khan after torrential downpour

[ad_1] A severely flooded road on London’s A4 after torrential rains overnight The impact of the climate emergency is “on our doorstep,” warned Sadiq Khan after London experienced more flash flooding. Torrential rains caused road disruptions and metro closures on Tuesday. Over an inch of rain fell in parts of the city overnight in an hour, with St James’s Park ...

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grough – Call to wounded Hadrian’s Wall walker continues Northumberland teams’ busy fall

[ad_1] Bob smith, EditorTuesday 05 October 2021 00:02 GMTNo further updates have been made Rescuers stretcher the injured walker to the ambulance service all-terrain vehicle. Photo: NNPMRT A walker was rescued from Hadrian’s Wall Path after injuring his leg in a fall. The Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and the North Tyne Mountain Rescue Team were alerted to the ...

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Rescue near Causeway: the record for Sunday, October 3

[ad_1] Sunday October 3, 2021 6.30 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to the intersection of Dougherty Road and South Lincoln Avenue in a car accident without injury. 8:02 Steamboat agents received a report of potential fraud originating from near Block 300 of Apple Drive. 10:30 Officers responded to a vehicle collision in the Upper Knoll parking lot ...

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Poem of the Week: The Woman of Usher’s Well | Poetry

[ad_1] Usher’s Well Woman There lived a woman in Usher’s Well,And a rich woman was she;She had three strong and valiant sons,And sent them to the sea. They weren’t a week away from her,A week but barely one,What word came to Carline’s wifeThat his three sons were gane. They weren’t a week away from her,A week but barely three,What word ...

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Twin towns see spike of wild cats on the street

[ad_1] item (FOX 9) – An animal rescue group from Twin Cities said they were witnessing an explosion of feral cats on the streets of the subway. The Bitty Kitty Squad is on the move more than ever, as the kitten and cat population is higher than many rescues have ever seen. The Bitty Kitty Squad currently has 400 kittens ...

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Council member asks top mayoral candidates to sign ‘Buckhead Pledge’ amid town movement

[ad_1] By John Ruch Buckhead-area Atlanta City Council member JP Matzigkeit is asking the most popular mayoral candidates to sign a pledge to implement 10 policy proposals he says would respond to the controversial move for the neighborhood becomes its own city. JP Matzigkeit, Atlanta District 8 City Council Member Matzigkeit says his “Buckhead Pledge” – focused on public safety, ...

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Stuck horse freed from Sainsbury’s car park in Somerset

[ad_1] Fire crews were called in today (Sunday 3 October) to a Sainsbury’s car park in Taunton to rescue a stranded horse. The animal was traveling in a van when it got its front legs stuck over an internal bar. Its owner was very distressed and called Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue for help. READ MORE: Man dies in ...

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Dublin firefighters shortage

[ad_1] With emergency services during the busiest time of the year just around the corner, here’s what you need to know about the firefighter shortage in Dublin. Why are there staff shortages in the Dublin Fire Department? Currently, the agreed number of firefighters for the Dublin Fire Department staff is 965, which is part of an agreement reached with the ...

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Hiker missing from Zion National Park found after calling 911 and family, rangers say

[ad_1] Zion National Park officials were looking for John Fiske Burg, missing since Tuesday, September 28. (Zion National Park) SPRINGDALE, Washington County – A 79-year-old man who had been missing since Tuesday called 911 and his family before being located by Air Force Airmen flying over Zion National Park on Saturday afternoon, said park officials. Park rangers said airmen located ...

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Nicola Sturgeon accused of allowing Scottish libraries to be ‘wiped out’ amid spending cuts over past 10 years

[ad_1] NICOLA Sturgeon was accused last night of allowing Scottish libraries to be ‘wiped out’ over the past decade amid striking new figures. Analysis of the council’s finance statistics work found that spending on public libraries has been reduced by a third in real terms since 2010/11 – from around £ 135million to just £ 92million Last year. 1 Nicola ...

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Prisons, border wall: how the GOP seeks to use COVID money – GV Wire

[ad_1] CHICAGO – When Democrats adopted President Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Republicans called it liberal “pet projects” disguised as pandemic aid. But now that Republican governors and local leaders have the money in hand, they are also using it for things on their wish lists. Alabama lawmakers are pushing a plan to use $ 400 million ...

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Body of tug driver found near Rama VIII bridge

[ad_1] Body of tug driver found near Rama VIII bridge Discovery made 80km from where the boat sank in Ayutthaya on Wednesday Rescuers lift the body of the operator of the Somchai Tharnkul tugboat from the Chao Phraya River to Siriraj Pier, nearly 80 km from where his boat sank on Wednesday. (Photo: @Ayutthayaruamjai Rescue Facebook page) The body of ...

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Johnny Aiken’s Vogue lamb overtakes Carlisle Beltex at 7,500gns

[ad_1] Ram lambs met the best in the business at the Beltex Sheep Society’s final offer of the season at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, where local Vogue herd champion Johnny Aiken topped the sale at 7500gns. The sale, which included the Cromwell, Arconda and Tosh dispersions, however, saw the averages drop over the year in all sections, but for more sales ...

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Wolfe Co. Search & Rescue Wins New Land Rover in Nationwide Competition – Salyersville Independent

[ad_1] WOLFE COUNTY – The Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team have won a new, fully equipped Land Rover Defender after submitting a professional-quality promotional video of the Rescue Team. On Tuesday, September 28, Land Rover hosted a live announcement for its first-ever Land Rover Defender Above and Beyond Service Awards Competition, in which they announced that a total of ...

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Aberdeenshire Council Launches Review to Address Gull Problem in North East Communities

[ad_1] Aberdeenshire Council has started a review of how it is tackling the gull problem in the region. The move comes in response to lingering complaints about gulls from Aberdeenshire communities, despite Covid restrictions that were in place last year. A council spokesperson said: “Gulls are doing particularly well in many towns and villages – both in urban and rural ...

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Ukraine boldly goes where no NATO member has dared to go

[ad_1] Last month, Ukrainian special forces carried out a daring operation in Kabul to rescue 19 Afghan refugees, including translators, including one who worked for Canada’s leading newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and another who served in the Canadian Army, as well as their families. . They arrived in Kiev on August 29. This rescue was coordinated by the Ukrainian ...

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Calling on the local population to be on-call firefighters

[ad_1] South Wales Fire and Rescue Service An appeal is made to the inhabitants of Abergavenny to join the firefighters. The brigade is launching a recruitment campaign asking Do you want to #BeMore and better serve your community? South Wales Fire and Rescue Services are appealing for applicants from all walks of life to become duty firefighters in Abergavenny. At ...

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Obituary: Vance Ralph Bacon – Lewiston Sun Journal

[ad_1] Vance ralph bacon PARIS WEST – Vance Ralph Bacon, 91, died on September 25, 2021 from non-Hodgkin lymphoma at Clover Health Care in Auburn. Vance was born in western Paris, in March 1930, to Ralph Albert and Rena Vivian Swan Bacon. He graduated from the Lycée de l’Ouest de Paris in 1949 and lived most of his life in ...

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Scottish ministers’ climate targets’ risk of going up in smoke ‘over unregulated muirburn

[ad_1] Scottish ministers’ hopes of meeting climate change targets may fail unless burning of meadows and heather moorlands is no longer strictly regulated, and almost all burning on peat is banned, warned the ecologists. The Scottish Government has been warned that current muirburn practices are incompatible with Scotland’s net zero ambitions due to the importance of peatlands as carbon reservoirs. ...

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Minneapolis school district embezzles pandemic relief funds

[ad_1] Minneapolis public schools face a series of crises. Some have been forced on us, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Others were created by years of district underfunding and missteps. Communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and constitute the majority of families in our district. That’s why the Minneapolis Teachers Federation was at the negotiating table months ...

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Firefighters offer safety advice to neighbors after house fire displaces family

[ad_1] A family of six was displaced after a large house burned down in the Tilden Woods neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials say it happened around 4:00 p.m. on the 11600 block of Danville Drive near Luxmanor Elementary School and Tilden Middle School. The occupants have left the house unharmed, but officials say ...

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Scottish Greens under fire for waste incineration ’embarrassment’ turn around

[ad_1] THE Scottish Greens have been accused of doing “another U-turn” after failing to propose a moratorium on shutting down large-scale waste incinerators despite being featured in the party manifesto. The party manifesto pledged to “oppose the construction of new incinerators because they ease the pressure to reduce waste, cause air pollution and are bad for the climate.” The Scottish ...

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Focus group report shows local support for Akron police reforms

[ad_1] In the pandemic winter that followed last summer’s racial equity protests, Akron City Council asked Akron University to see if the public was okay with the course that he had put in place to rethink the police. The legislature had just published a list of possible police reforms in January. Board leadership wanted to know if the community would ...

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Council fireworks are canceled | West Dunbartonshire Council

[ad_1] Posted on September 30, 2021 Councilors agreed to cancel the Council fireworks in Dumbarton and Dalmuir in November following the introduction of new Covid-19 restrictions. The move comes after new guidelines have been agreed to in the Scottish Parliament, meaning any adult attending a major event from 1 October 2021 will need to present their vaccination passport before they ...

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Scots denounce ‘I’m racist and proud’ after spraying his own apartment with petrol and planning to set it on fire

[ad_1] A suicidal racist sprayed his apartment with gasoline with the intention of setting it on fire. Garry Smith was dragged out of the downstairs apartment before he could set it on fire and endanger the other residents of the block. And he ranted at the police: “I am a racist and I am proud. I hate black people. Black ...

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Woman drowns above Tumalo Falls despite efforts to save lives

[ad_1] (Update: Added video, comments) Second rescue effort at same time involves injured Smith Rock hiker TUMALO, Ore. (KTVZ) – A woman drowned above Tumalo Falls Wednesday afternoon, despite efforts to save lives at the scene, Deschutes County Sheriff’s deputies confirmed. The report of a possible drowning and water rescue was received by dispatchers around 3:30 p.m., Sgt. Jayson Janes ...

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Vista City Council Approves COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program

[ad_1] VISTA – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic hitting small businesses, Vista City Council recently approved a grant program to help ease financial hardship. The board approved its COVID-19 Small Business Grants Program at its September 14 meeting, offering grants between $ 1,000 and $ 25,000 for qualifying small businesses. The city received $ 26.1 million from the Coronavirus State ...

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176 Wing receives Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year> Air National Guard> Post Display

[ad_1] JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – 176 Wing operations and maintenance groups have been honored with the 2021 Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year award. Over Memorial Day weekend, Guardsmen from the 176th Wing generated and conducted 30 sorties, culminating in over 120 flight hours during two high altitude rescue missions that saved 13 people in Wrangell-St . Elias ...

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Scottish fire services must prepare for wildfires amid climate crisis

[ad_1] The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has been told it needs to adapt to cope with the increasing risks of flooding and wildfires. In a new Scottish Government consultation document, it is revealed that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will need to prepare for more extreme weather conditions due to the climate crisis. While SFRS’s top priority ...

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Closure of the North East fire-risk waste site

[ad_1] A court order is now in place prohibiting anyone from entering or depositing more waste at the Shee Recycling site in Durham Road, Birtley, after the waste stored there becomes a fire hazard. This is the second time that powers have been used in the Northeast. The restriction order was obtained in Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court last week (Thursday, ...

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Wasted! A Turk is looking for himself after his disappearance

[ad_1] A 50-year-old man has disappeared after having a drink with his friends. While wandering in the woods, his friends filed a disappearance report with the police, following which a search operation was launched. The incident took an amusing turn when it was discovered that the man was part of the team that had gone to the forest to search ...

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Liverpool company fire breaks out as teams rush to the scene

[ad_1] Firefighters rushed to a Liverpool business after a fire. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called to a business on County Road in Walton at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28. After teams arrived just five minutes later at 8:20 p.m., they found a fire at the company’s door. READ MORE:Drunk driver sobs in court after witnessing ‘gruesome’ ...

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grough – Ogwen Valley lifeguards use new rafts at lake clean-up fundraising event

[ad_1] Bob smith, EditorTuesday, September 28, 2021 20:29 GMTNo further updates have been made One of the team members enjoys an unscheduled tea break while cleaning up. Photo: OVMRO Mountain rescuers teamed up with volunteers to clean up a lake in Snowdonia this weekend. Members of the Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organization joined the team’s 333 Supporters Group and the ...

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Climate Change: With the SNP / Green government running out of ideas, here’s how we could start the electric car revolution and tackle the fast fashion – Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

[ad_1] Unlike fast fashion, clothing at Junk Kouture, the world’s largest youth fashion event, is made from recycled waste (Photo: Antony Jones / Getty Images for Junk Kouture) I made quick representations to Scottish Water who explained that it was a phenomenon of nature, “a storm over a thousand years”. Well, since that meeting there have been three more of ...

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For Cats’ Sake perk helps keep Fat Cat Cafe purring

[ad_1] For the Love of Cats: A silent art auction fundraiser is scheduled for October at the American Legion, Sauls Bridges Post 13, 229 Lake Ella Drive. The benefit is for Feline Advocates of Leon County (FALC), a local 501 © feline rescue (3). FALC is a rescue that focuses on the defense and rehousing of homeless cats and kittens ...

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Covid Scotland: Cybercrime Reports Double During Pandemic

[ad_1] THE number of reported cyber crimes in Scotland nearly doubled during the pandemic, new statistics have revealed. An estimated 14,130 crimes fall under the cybercrime category recorded by Police Scotland in 2020-2021 – a staggering 95% increase from the estimated 7,240 reported in 2019-20. The shocking increase in agent-recorded cybercrimes came as recorded crimes declined in four key areas; ...

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Commissioners donate funds to help with water rescue efforts in Portage

[ad_1] Portage County Commissioners agreed to donate $ 15,000 to the County Water Rescue Team after learning the group had no county-wide funding source to offset its expenses. The team, made up of firefighters from across the county specially trained in water rescue, have been busy this summer rescuing people due to high water, including several rescues on the Cuyahoga ...

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North Korea fires ‘ballistic missile’ at sea as Kim Jong-un speeds up weapons tests, sparking fears of World War III

[ad_1] There are fears that Kim Jong-un will accelerate his candidacy for the “third world war” after the tin dictator fired a short-range “ballistic” missile early this morning. It comes after the North Korean ambassador told the UN in a chilling warning that no one will deny Pyongyang the right to test weapons. 3 North Korea fired ballistic missile at ...

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Colorado Search and Rescue Teams Gather in Summit County for Annual Training

[ad_1] Ryan Delano is practicing his rappelling technique during a search and rescue training course on Friday, September 24, near Windy Point Campground.Liz Copan / For the Daily News Summit Search and rescue teams from across Colorado gathered in Summit County this weekend for the annual SARCon event, an opportunity for members to learn about new tools and techniques, learn ...

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Women firefighters bring new skills and diversity to the Merredin brigade

[ad_1] The stereotypical image of the buff, oiled and semi-nude firefighters adorning the cover of calendars is a far cry from the volunteer firefighters you’d likely see in Western Australia’s eastern wheatbelt. Key points: Women make up nearly half of Merredin’s fire and rescue service Lt. Sheree Lowe says brigade offers childcare program to attract female volunteers Statewide, women make ...

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Martin Blunden: Fury as the Scottish fire and rescue team were attacked by young people from Edinburgh during an emergency call to Gracemount

[ad_1] The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) team were ambushed as they put out an out of control bonfire in the grounds of Mansion House in Gracemount just before 9 p.m. Sunday. Blinded firefighters were forced to call the police for backup as young people swarmed them with projectiles that damaged their fire engine. No injuries or arrests were ...

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Rhianna Celebrates Charity Dog Show and Fun Day in Braunston

[ad_1] Rhianna Conway, who runs Scamp’s Pet Boutique, hosted a dog show and family fun day at The Old Plow on Saturday. The event, held in bright September sunshine, raised £ 808 for the Pawprints rescue charity in Rugby. She wanted to make a few people smile in the village where she lives after the coronavirus pandemic. Rhianna and the ...

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Coniston Mountain Rescue Team helps walker with dislocated ankle on wet hill

[ad_1] RESCUE team responds to incident where man slipped and dislocated his ankle while working with friends On Saturday September 25, CUMPOL (Cumbria Police) tasked the Coniston Mountain Rescue Team to rescue a walker who was descending Wetherlam Edge with a group of friends, when he slipped on a wet rock and dislocated ankle. Two Land Rovers left for Tilberthwaite, ...

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Irvine: training days for firefighters in the highlands before gradual demolition

[ad_1] Fire crews have received invaluable on-the-job training in Irvine’s high apartments as the five 14-story blocks await demolition. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service held another controlled fire simulation exercise in disused multi-story apartments at Doon Court last week – right next to where crews responded to the tragic Garnock Court fire which claimed the life of a resident ...

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The crackdown on human trafficking allows the rescue of 38 people

[ad_1] A major crackdown on human trafficking in Ireland has resulted in the rescue of 38 foreign nationals by gardaí over the past year, including 25 women who have been coerced into sexual exploitation. specialist detectives are investigating those behind a growing number of illegal immigrants from South America, including Brazil, who are forced into the sex industry here. Gardaí ...

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Researchers attempt to locate the missing Crow Pass hiker

[ad_1] Through Annie berman Updated: 48 seconds ago Posted: 44 minutes ago Gary Fisk. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group) Rescuers are searching for a missing man from Eagle River who left Tuesday morning to hike Crow Pass, a popular hiking trail in the Chugach Mountains. Gary Fisk, 74, started at the end of the Girdwood Trail around ...

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The M66 forced to close following a “serious” accident involving six vehicles

[ad_1] A section of the M66 was closed after a vehicle overturned following a “serious” accident this evening (September 25). Emergency services were called to junction three near Pilsworth, Bury, around 8:30 p.m. this evening. A man was released from a van following the crash on the southbound carriageway, the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said. Six vehicles ...

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Houses ‘sink’ on Scots Street, forcing residents to safety

[ad_1] Heartbroken families were forced to flee their homes in terror in the early hours of the morning – after their buildings began to collapse. They rushed to retrieve their belongings after huge cracks appeared in their walls, floors and ceilings, exposing the houses below and the dirt below. The drama unfolded in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, this morning with some residents ...

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12-year-old dies after petah Tikva house fire

[ad_1] A day after a fire consumed a home in Petah Tikva, a 12-year-old boy seriously injured in the blaze died on Friday evening. Emil Alufer was taken to hospital in critical condition in the early hours of Thursday with severe burns and smoke inhalations, doctors said. Another man in his 50s was seriously injured after rushing into the house ...

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Search intensifies for missing St Austell man Anthony Haley

[ad_1] The search for a missing Cornwall man in his 40s has intensified as emergency services and his family remain concerned for his well-being. Anthony Haley, 42, of St Austell, was last seen around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (September 22). Police, coast guards, mountain search and rescue teams and people who know Anthony are looking for him – with the search ...

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NDRF deploys 18 rescue teams in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

[ad_1] The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Saturday deployed a total of 18 relief teams to Odisha and Andhra Pradesh in preparation for Cyclonic Storm Gulab over the Bay of Bengal. NDRF chief executive SN Pradhan said the 13 teams will be deployed to Odisha and five teams to Andhra Pradesh by Saturday evening. NDRF teams in Odisha will ...

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News in pictures – September 25, 2021

[ad_1] News in pictures – September 25, 2021 Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon of the Google “G” brand. Linked in An icon of ...

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