Fire

Proposals to reorganise the North Yorkshire Fire service would see less firefighters and less fire engines

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have launched a consultation over proposed changes to the operating structure of the fire service in the county. It is a three-month consultation to listen the public’s views on proposed changes to fire and rescue services ahead of the final decision by the PFCC. Why are they proposing the changes ? The PFCC/ NYFRS has said “that it is an opportunity to invest in vital areas identified by the public as priorities – such as improving the availability of on-call fire engines in our rural areas, and increasing prevention and protection work across the county” Harrogate Informer…


North Yorkshire Police publish a strategy to tackle violence against women and girls

North Yorkshire Police has published its strategy to tackle the issue of violence against women and girls. The document is entitled: “Helping women and girls to feel safe and be safe”. Chief Constable Lisa Winward said: We are already working in line with the national policing approach to eliminating violence against women and girls but we wanted to demonstrate to the public of North Yorkshire and the City of York how we are putting this crime at the heart of what we do. This issue is already a priority for action across the force and in the coming year we Harrogate Informer…