Northumberland fire service honour long service and good conduct
15 Jun 2018 ARCHIVED (over 3 months old) - view latest news
We recently held our Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and Community Awards Ceremony to honour employees within the fire service.
The awards service honours long service rewarding employees with over 20 years service with a long service and good conduct medal. Recognition was also given to employees who have shown exceptional dedication within their roles and several teams and employees were commended for their work and actions within the service.
The award is given to full and part time firefighters who have long service of 20 years and over and have continuously shown exceptional conduct within their roles. The awards are given to employees across all ranks within the fire service and each recipient is nominated by our Chief Fire Officer and the honour is bestowed by Her Majesty the Queen in accordance with a new royal warrant. In addition to the presentation of the Long Service and Good Conduct Medals, awards were presented to staff and partners in recognition of outstanding achievement and service."
Chief Fire Officer at Northumberland Fire and Rescue said: “This award ceremony is a great opportunity for us to say thank you to all the amazing fire and rescue staff we have throughout Northumberland.
“I am delighted that we had the opportunity to honour over 400 years of service at our awards ceremony and this demonstrates the fantastic and dedicated work of our personnel and the real difference they make to people’s lives on a daily basis.
“I’d like to once again say thank you to our medal and award recipients and I’m honoured to have had the opportunity to present your awards and provide you with very well deserved recognition.”
Councillor John Riddle, cabinet member with responsibility for Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service said: “Congratulations to all employees who received awards and recognition for their continued service and support and I would like to thank all those employees for their dedication to the Service.”