We Save Lives not Banks! Firefighters on strike

Firefighters at local stations joined the national strike last night. Firefighters across England and Wales walked out on strike between 6.30pm and 11.00pm in the dispute about pensions. As with other groups of workers it's a case of people being expected to work longer for less - in this case to work until 60 rather than ...

New Cross Fire Station Saved – but cuts continue

New Cross Fire Station seems to have been spared the axe, according to the latest proposals due to be considered by London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) on Thursday 18 July. Clapham too has been saved, but 10 stations are earmarked for closure including three in South London: Southwark, Downham and Woolwich.There has been fierce ...

Save our Fire Stations

Boris Johnson's life threatening closure programme for London fire stations is still formally in the consultation phase, with The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) holding public meetings across London boroughs. Some have already happened, but several key South London events are coming up in the next week as follows:- Lewisham, Wednesday, 22 May 7-9pm ...

Save New Cross Fire Station Meeting

Coming up next Thursday 14 March 2013, at 7:30 pm, there's a public meeting of the campaign to Save New Cross Fire Station. London Mayor Boris Johnson has overruled the London Fire Authority and insisted that the plans for the  closure of New Cross, Downham, Southwark and other fire stations move ahead to the consultation ...