Wartime women footballers

With a Women's Super League due to start in a few weeks we reflect on the munitionette footballers of World War 1

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Warning Ahead Of Fire Brigade Union Strike

County Durham & Darlington Fire Service is urging people to take extra care ahead of a Fire Brigade Union strike this evening. Resources will be reduced for five hours between 7pm to midnight on Christmas Eve.

It's part of the latest round of national strikes by the union in an ongoing dispute with the government about changes to pensions. The next strike is on New Year's Eve.

Householders are advised to check their smoke alarms, drivers are urged to stay safe by slowing down and leaving ample space behind the vehicle in front and those people spending time in the kitchen are reminded not to leave pans unattended and not to cook after drinking alcohol which can be extremely dangerous.

– Stuart Errington Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

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