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 Orders and Decorations of the United Kingdom
King's/Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air (1939-94)
King's/Queen's Police and Fire Services Distinguished Service Medal (KPFSM/QPFSM) (1940-54)
King's/Queen's Police and Fire Services Medal for Gallantry (KPFSM/QPFSM) (1954-77)
www.medals.lava.pl /bc/uk1.htm

  
 DCA - History
The Airport Fire Service currently has a total of 121 personnel and divided into 4 units ie.
To provide and maintain Fire Protection and Safety Services to aircrafts using the Brunei International Airport in accordance with the recommendation and requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
In addition to that, this section also supported by two contracted staff from United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority, performing and advising matters concerning Airworthiness and Flight Operations.
www.brunet.bn /gov/dca/AFS.html   (364 words)

  
 Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Humberside
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service  · The Fire and Rescue Service area encompasses the four Unitary Authorities of East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston Upon Hull, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire, and covers 1,356 square miles including the Humber Estuary.
Top : Regional : Europe : United Kingdom : England : Humberside (6)
Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Humberside
www.incywincy.com /default?p=47426   (364 words)

  
 The SAS
Special Forces Lynx 657 Squadron Army Air Corps and Chinooks from 7 Squadron Royal Air Force in direct fire support to the United Kingdom Special Forces hostage rescue mission in Sierra Leone
Military art prints of the SAS by David Rowlands shows the Special Air Service at various times in their history.
Signed special edition print plus 200 artists proofs.
www.military-prints.com /the_sas.htm   (692 words)

  
 United Kingdom
Evolution of the Union Jack as the flag of the United Kingdom
However that may be, such knowledge does in fact spread, and when the Home Office, in 1943, desired to establish flags for the National Fire Service and and the Civil Defence Service, they agreed that, following the ruling of 1938, they should be made of the dimensions of 5x3.
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
flagspot.net /flags/gb.html   (2933 words)

  
 United Kingdom
Evolution of the Union Jack as the flag of the United Kingdom
Because The St Andrew's Cross, representing Scotland, the older member of the United Kingdom, comes before Saint Patrick for Ireland, a younger addition.
However that may be, such knowledge does in fact spread, and when the Home Office, in 1943, desired to establish flags for the National Fire Service and and the Civil Defence Service, they agreed that, following the ruling of 1938, they should be made of the dimensions of 5x3.
flagspot.net /flags/gb.html   (2933 words)

  
 Contractors - United Kingdom
Provide a comprehensive service for all areas of asbestos surveying, asbestos removal, fire protection and thermal insulation.
Thermal insulation, asbestos removal and fire protection services.
Steel erection and sheeting contractors specialising in the supply and fix of agricultural and industrial buildings.
www.electronicsee.com /Real_estate_international/United_Kingdom/Contractors-real_estate.htm   (1219 words)

  
 WWW Virtual Library: Museums around the UK
Works of art from the Collection are displayed in British Government buildings both in the United Kingdom and around the world.
The UK's first Science Adventure Centre, providing an exploration of Earth, Air, Fire and Water – "a chance for visitors to create their own adventure through hands-on interactive challenges".
History of a local fire and police service.
icom.museum /vlmp/uk.html   (1219 words)

  
 Fire and Rescue Service
The National Memorial, to the men and women of the United Kingdom Fire Service, who had made the ultimate sacrifice in the defence of the realm in World War II, is the “Blitz” Memorial Statue, commissioned by the Founder Master of the Worshipful Company of Firefighters.
The service is controlled centrally from Headquarters in Morpeth and we have 20 fire stations situated strategically around the county.
A new Fire and Rescue Services Act, the first in fifty years, was made law on 1st October 2004 to support this modernist approach.
www.northumberland.gov.uk /CS_Fire.asp   (1219 words)

  
 central fire services
Welcome to central fire services, this website has been created to display pictures of the different fire appliances from across the Midlands and the United Kingdom, also the incidents which occur within the brigades.
West Midlands Fire Service have just taken delivery of 6 new Dennis Sabre Pump Rescue Ladders, and 2 new M.A.N Prime Movers.
Three of the six pumps are on the run, and the prime movers are nearly ready to go on the run.
www.centralfireservices.com   (1219 words)

  
 PeterTapsell.com ebook publishing ebook author getting published Self-help books e-book publishing
Read the book launch press releases from both the United Kingdom (UK) and United States (USA).
A successful shooting coach and trainer; years of military service all over the world; and then fighting back to recover from alcoholism.
what a lot of us need to kick-start our lives into action", Light the Fire Within You is Peter Tapsell's first published book.
www.petertapsell.com /ptbooks.htm   (1219 words)

  
 ICL - United Kingdom - "Constitution"
(2) In the metropolitan counties, district councils are responsible for all services apart from the police, the fire service and public transport and, in some areas, waste regulation and disposal.
The 286 county courts have a wider jurisdiction; cases are normally tried by judges sitting alone.
The maximum sum a candidate may spend on a general election campaign is 4,330 pounds plus 3.7 pence for each elector in a borough constituency or 4.9 pence for each elector in a county constituency.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/uk00000_.html   (8922 words)

  
 Fire and resilience - Department for Communities and Local Government
As the government department responsible for fire and rescue services in England, ODPM has a target to reduce domestic fire-related deaths by 20% and arson by 10% by 31 March 2010.
In this section of the site you can find information on our policies, targets, fire safety and all our fire publications, including information on how services are being equipped and prepared for major emergencies.
Details of resilience initiatives across Government and within the fire and rescue service.
www.odpm.gov.uk /index.asp?id=1123799   (357 words)

  
 Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel
Daniel Radcliffe, who reprises the title role in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, told SCI FI Wire that he enjoyed being a bit of a daredevil while shooting the movie.
Rockne O'Bannon, co-creator and executive producer of SCI FI Channel's upcoming original miniseries The Triangle, told SCI FI Wire that there's no way to provide a short synopsis.
Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Pac-Man, Namco Hometek announced that it is giving the video-game character a voice in the upcoming video game Pac-Man World 3, slated for release in November for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PSP, Nintendo DS and PC.
www.scifi.com /scifiwire2005/index.php?category=0&id=30442   (456 words)

  
 The Partition of Ireland and its' effect on the Postal Service
Much of the documentation relating to Irish postal history was stored in the Custom House, the home of the Irish Civil Service, and was lost in the fire in the Four Courts complex in June 1922.
While all this drama was going on, the Postal Service continued to function most of the time, although there was considerable upheaval especially in the area of the border where it was common for addresses to be served by a sorting office on the other side of the previously non-existent border.
In early 1922 there were two distinct forms of government in Ireland; on the one hand was Dáil Éireann which represented the Parliament of the Republic, and on the other hand was the Southern Ireland Parliament which represented the Provisional Government of the Irish Free State; there were even two different sets of ministers.
www.cartref.demon.co.uk /eng/stamps/eire01.htm   (2141 words)

  
 HyperWar: Logistical Support of the Armies, Vol. I [Chapter 3]
After the Casablanca decision the SOS staff members in the United Kingdom had immediately been instructed to figure their troop needs, which were to be used in formulating a service troop basis for presentation to the theater commander.
Service chiefs in the United Kingdom were to requisition for a particular zone, and ships were to be loaded in the United States so far as possible with cargo for that zone.
It was imperative, he noted, that combat and service units be required to perform, in addition to their normal duties, certain services for which they were not primarily organized or trained, for example, fire fighting.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USA/USA-E-Logistics1/USA-E-Logistics1-3.html   (2141 words)

  
 BBC Online - On The Record - Interviews
Now, I don't know how you re-invent the United Kingdom Fire Service in a little under six weeks, but that seems to be the task that this team of people have set themselves.
They will be moving forward over the next few weeks, to their recommendations, and surely it isn't too much to ask for the Fire Brigades Union to suspend any action until we get the result of that serious analysis of pay and conditions within the Fire Service.
We want the ability to sit down with our Fire Service employers, or if the government are intent on hijacking this dispute in its way, we'll sit down with them, and seek to work out a negotiated settlement on pay.
www.bbc.co.uk /otr/intext/20021020_int_1.html   (2723 words)

  
 Emergency telephone number - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the United Kingdom, for example, the number 0845 46 47 can also be dialled for NHS Direct, a non-emergency medical service.
In the NANP (mainly the United States), 3-1-1 is the new urgent telephone number, that can be used to contact the police and other services to report minor incidents and historic crime that does not endanger life, to avoid overloading 9-1-1.
Many countries' public telephone networks have a single emergency telephone number, sometimes known as the universal emergency telephone number or occasionally the emergency services number, that allows a caller to contact local emergency services for assistance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emergency_service_number   (2723 words)

  
 Definition of United Nations
United Kingdom, and the United States — and by a majority of the other 46 signatories.
The first such decoration issued was the United Nations Service Medal, awarded to U.N. forces who participated in the Korean War.
United Kingdom and France 's seats and give a seat to the European Union : but since the EU is not a state this would require a change to the UN Charter (or it would require that the EU become a state).
www.wordiq.com /definition/United_Nations   (2723 words)

  
 The Fire Brigades Union.
The hours of work and appalling conditions for firefighters in the London Fire Brigade was reflected across the fire service generally in Britain and the need to secure a national standard of employment conditions across the United Kingdom was a driving force for the fireman's trades union.
By definition, the FBU's success is the strength and unity of its numbers with almost every fire service member signed up for their entire career.
The UK fire service has been cut substantially and repeatedly over the past 15 years in an attempt to meet restrictive budgets, usually forced by the actions of central government.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /diabetesemployment/irfd5.htm   (2511 words)

  
 Volunteer firefighters learn the ropes at A&M - News
All week, men and women from Texas, to the United Kingdom are reporting to the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) training fields, all trying to learn to save lives.
Volunteers douse a fire Wednesday morning at the Texas Engineering Extension Service´s fire fields for the spring training convention.
This week, many of these volunteer firefighters, as well as their full-time counterparts, are on the Texas A&M campus for the 16th annual spring fire training school.
www.thebatt.com /news/2004/03/04/News/Volunteer.Firefighters.Learn.The.Ropes.At.Am-625831.shtml   (436 words)

  
 Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Essex: Government
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service  · cached · News, history, publications and even games relating to the Essex County Fire Authority.
This category includes sites about local government, policing, judicial system, taxation and the military in Essex.
Essex County Council  · cached · Provides community information and pages aimed at promoting Essex at home and abroad.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=142745   (436 words)

  
 UK Defence Today: Terrorism - Hoon speech
As we saw in the United States this week, the police, the fire service, and other civil emergency services are often the first to place themselves in harms way in order that they might help others.
We are also examining the contribution that the United Kingdom could make militarily in the event of any requests from the United States to assist in bringing to account those who have organised, abetted, and incited these acts.
The United Kingdom has both an interest and also an obligation to provide assistance to the United States, to help bring those responsible to account and to remove the threat that terrorists pose to the international community.
news.mod.uk /stories/2001/sep/010914a1.htm   (2732 words)

  
 CANNON FIRE PROTECTION :: GENERAL INFORMATION :: COMPANY PROFILE
Cannon Fire Protection are based in Nottinghamshire (United Kingdom) and cover both local and international contracts from our main office.
We aim to provide a service which complies with the requirements of B.S. Cannon Fire Protection are members of the British Fire Consortium, Bassetlaw Business Association and the South Yorkshire Fire Protection Association.
Cannon Fire Protection offer Portable Appliance Testing to reduce the risk of fire from electrical appliances, and to satisfy all current legislation.
www.cannonfire.co.uk /general_profile.htm   (199 words)

  
 Distinguished Service Order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Distinguished Service Order is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly other
This is a military order, until recently for officers only, and while normally given for service under fire or under conditions equivalent to service in actual combat with the enemy, it was awarded between 1914 and
The order was established for rewarding individual instances of meritorious or distinguished service in war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Distinguished_Service_Order   (199 words)

  
 Distinguished Service Order - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Distinguished Service Order is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other Commonwealth countries, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.
The order is generally given to officers in command, above the rank of Captain, and awards to ranks below this are usually for a high degree of gallantry just short of deserving the Victoria Cross.
The order was established for rewarding individual instances of meritorious or distinguished service in war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Distinguished_Service_Order   (199 words)

  
 Crown Fire Equipment
Crown Fire Equipment Co, ( Crown Fire and Electrical Services) is currently working throughout the United Kingdom and are dedicated to Providing the Best in Customer Care, Customer Service and Workmanship.
Established in 1996 Crown Fire Equipment Co. has made its mark in the UK market as leaders in the Fire Protection Industry.
Due to ever increasing demand Crown Fire Equipment has now expanded it's services of Fire Protection Engineers to also providing Electrical Installation Services.
www.crownfire.co.uk /electrical-services.htm   (199 words)

  
 Franklinton Fire Department, Inc.
London Fire Brigade -- London, England [United Kingdom]
Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services -- Darwin, Northern Territory [Australia]
Brigade De Sapeurs-Pompiers De Paris (Paris Fire Brigade) -- Paris [France] **in French**
www.franklintonfire.org /links-world.html   (199 words)

  
 Military Prints , Special Air Service
Special Forces Lynx 657 Squadron Army Air Corps and Chinooks from 7 Squadron Royal Air Force in direct fire support to the United Kingdom Special Forces hostage rescue mission in Sierra Leone
The Regiment was raised in 1940, and disbanded in 1946, and reformed again in 1947, The Special Air Service was formed into a separate regiment in 1950.
The SAS, Special Air Service, shown in military art prints of the SAS, also military paintings available of the Special Air Service.
www.regimental-art.com /special_air_service.htm   (199 words)

  
 Knightswood
He also stated that, speaking quite apart from his position as Lord Provost, the maintenance of an efficient Fire Service in Glasgow was absolutely essential and he was satisfied that the Glasgow Fire Service was one of the finest Fire Services in the United Kingdom.
He had no hesitation in substantiating the remarks made by the Lord Provost and from his knowledge of the Glasgow Fire Service—both operationally and administratively—the City of Glasgow possessed one of the finest Fire Services not only in Scotland but in the United Kingdom.
Once this was done, the citizens of Glasgow could rest assured that it would be possible in all cases, irrespective of where the fire occurred within the City, for a Fire Service Appliance or Appliances to arrive at the scene of the fire within, at the most, a period of five minutes.
www.btinternet.com /~graeme.kirkwood/SFB/A05.htm   (199 words)

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