Are you ready for the changes next year?

Interconnected smoke detectors: are you ready for the changes next year? 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 A Google “G” brand icon. Linked to An icon ...

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Sunshine Coast Puppy Farm was dismissed after 400,000 objections; the council is preparing for the legal fight

A Queensland council went against its own staff’s advice to dismiss a major dog breeding establishment, while noting that it could trigger costly lawsuits. Key points: Proposed major dog breeding center for Sunshine Coast rejected by local council Counselors were concerned about the welfare of breeding females Dog breeder says all of his puppies were born and raised in a ...

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

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 Davidson ...

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

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 Scotland ...

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Local groups help Afghan refugees settle in Tallahassee

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 their ...

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Award-winning Bedfordshire firefighters are a breath of fresh air

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 in ...

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

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, SNP ...

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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

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. Iron ...

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Nassau Barkfest dog costume contest returns this year

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. at ...

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