SCC to consider 6,000-signature petition opposing fire brigade cuts

COUNTY councillors are to consider a petition opposing fire brigade cuts which has been signed by 6,086 people. The petition was started by writer and actor Emma Kennedy, who will speak to... Read more »

Thousands sign petition against cuts to fire service

A PETITION demanding a reversal in cuts to fire brigade cover in Surrey is nearing half the signatures needed to be considered by county councillors. So far, 4,858 people had signed the... Read more »

Woking firefighters urge public to oppose cuts

WOKING’S firefighters are urging the public to sign a petition to halt plans which would see one fire engine with a crew of just four covering the borough at night. They are... Read more »

“Council must do more over 999 fire cover”

WOKING Borough Council should make a stronger response to the proposed reduction in cover at the town’s fire station, says a councillor who was once a firefighter. Ian Eastwood, a Liberal Democrat... Read more »

“Cuts mean danger” says fire service

PROPOSED cuts in fire service cover will make Surrey less safe, says the county’s firefighters’ union. It is alarmed at plans outlined in a public consultation document called Making Surrey Safer, which... Read more »