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Category Archives: NFS Nottingham
The memorial is to all firemen, ARP wardens, Civil Defence, Fire Watchers and more recent Firefighters from Nottinghamshire who died in the line of duty. Obviously most died during WW2, but there were a few since. I had been invited … Continue reading
Rather excited about meeting the Princess Royal in a few weeks time. I have been invited to represent the wartime National Fire Service on the guard of honour, and to provide a wartime Turntable Ladder as one of the three … Continue reading
Our display at Nottingham Central Fire Station in May got a good mention in the summer edition of ‘Response’, the quarterly magazine of the Notts Fire and Rescue service. See page 10 of www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Documents/Response_Summer_2011.pdf
I have just got back from the Notts Firefighters Memorial Appeal committee meeting, and a number of interesting things arose: Feedback from the Nottingham Open Day was extremely good. The Lord Mayor apparently said that of all the events he … Continue reading
These lovely photos were taken by Julie Green, of Designcat Photography, and are reproduced here with permission. Copyright rests with Designcat.
1940s Open Day in Nottingham An air raid siren sounded in the centre of a busy city centre on a Saturday morning, in the Old Market Square with shoppers passing by. It was Nottingham on Saturday 7th May, exactly 70 years … Continue reading
The photos on this page are from David and Frances Moore, Dan Walker, Rob Leese. Many thanks. The video was taken by firefighter John Adams from the top of the Aerial Platform.