Nightclub owner prosecuted for ignoring fire safety

May 6, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

The owner of a former nightclub in Lincoln has been found guilty of putting the lives of staff and visitors at risk. The fire service visited Tokyo in Silver Street back in 2013 and discovered lives were being put in danger, under fire safety regulations. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is legally responsible for making sure the county is a safe place to live, work and visit. This includes making sure that premises have preventative and […]

Lincolnshire fire service: Council backs crew cuts

April 8, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

The number of fire fighters on each crew in Lincolnshire will be reduced from five to four after cuts were approved by the county council. Lincolnshire’s Chief Fire Officer Dave Ramscar said the move would have “no significant impact” on the service’s ability to protect the public. But Fire Brigades Union (FBU) chairman Ben Selby warned the cost-cutting move could put lives at risk. The changes will save about £650,000 annually, the county council said. […]