As the Halloween and bonfire night period approaches officers from Police Scotland are issuing some simple guidance for parents and young people to ensure that the festivities pass safely and that antisocial or irresponsible behaviour is avoided.
Firefighters from Scottish Fire and Rescue Service in the old Grampian area dealt with 46 bonfire calls on November 5. In total there were 155 incidents of which 46 were bonfires. Sadly there were two attacks on crews/appliances recorded during the night (both in Aberdeen), while this represents a reduction in attacks on staff compared […]
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is urging members of the public to join Scotland’s fight against fire, issuing a “community call to action” in the run up to Bonfire Night. Every year careless bonfires take firefighters away from other incidents – putting lives at risk. Choosing to attend only official bonfire events will help […]
Trading Standards at Aberdeenshire Council are once again offering advice and assistance to local retailers to help ensure a safe fireworks season. Retailers have an important role in ensuring the safe storage of fireworks, and they must be vigilant in ensuring they don’t sell fireworks to those under 18. Trading Standards staff will be carrying […]