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Today is the last day for people in Lincolnshire to have their say on the future of the county's Fire and Rescue service.
Feedback from the eleven-week consultation period is expected to help shape its direction and priorities .
Fire fighters are holding a protest today in Lincoln to highlight proposed cuts to the service.Read the full story ›
Businesses could be charged for call-outs to false alarms, as part of proposals to change the way in which Lincolnshire Fire operates.Read the full story ›
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Crews have today moved into Leek’s new £3.4 million community fire station.
The state-of-the-art facility, situated on Springfield Road has replaced the outdated building on the same site, which became operational in 1971.
the new station will help to enable firefighters respond more efficiently and effectively to 21st Century emergencies.
Facilities within the building have also been created specifically with the community in mind and for the use of residents.
Groups and organisations will be encouraged to hold their meetings in specially designated community rooms, creating a hub which will allow greater contact between local people and firefighters who serve the area.
Six pumps have been dispatched to reports of a factory fire on Ross Walk in Leicester, according to Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service.
Images have emerged of large plumes of smoke coming from a building near Abbey Park.
A public consultation into plans to close two fire stations in Leicestershire and replace some fire engines with smaller vehicles begins today.
People have until December to comment on the proposals to close Central and Kibworth stations to save money over the next five years.
Richard Chandler, Chief Fire Officer at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, says they're open to ideas from the public about how to save money.
A fire station in the centre of Leicester is one of two which could be closed down to save money. The county's fire and rescue service could also make a number of firefighters redundant.
The plans would see the closure of Central fire station, near the University of Leicester, along with Kibworth, near Market Harborough.
Some firefighters affected by the plans are thought to have found the news out on social media. ITV News Central's Stacey Foster reports.
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service plans to close two fire stations before 2020 to save money.Read the full story ›