The 7th of December has been designated Welsh Language Rights Day, and so Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service wishes to take advantage of this day to remind our staff and the public that they have the right to use the Welsh language with the Fire and Rescue Service. Clare Grist, Welsh Language Officer for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said, “We, as a Fire ...

Station Manager Spencer Lewis, Road Safety Manager said:  “During the month of November, we have attended 52 Road Traffic Collisions across the Service, and by making some simple changes to driving habits it would help to reduce the chances of being involved in a collision” He added, “At this time of year, driving conditions can be treacherous.  I urge motorists to be prepare ...

As the festive period fast approaches, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is reminding us all to keep safety at the top of our Christmas list this year. Each day throughout December the Service will be opening a door on its virtual Christmas Safety Advert Calendar, to reveal the top tips we should all follow to ensure we have a happy, healthy and safe Christmas. You w ...

There are only a few days left to ‘have your say’ on the proposals outlined in our Draft Corporate Plan 2021-2026.  The closing date is this Friday 4th December. This is your Fire and Rescue Service, and we want to know what you think of the services we provide and how you believe we can continue to make improvements and future savings. Our Corporate Plan sets out our Strateg ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service show their commitment to ending male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon re-Accredited. We have taken a stand to end all male violence against women by becoming White Ribbon Accredited.  White Ribbon is a global campaign that encourages people, and especially men and boys, to individually and collectively take action and c ...

With predictions that winter will be much harder for our older generation this year than previous years, with local restrictions and care home visits being limited, we are asking you to share the love.  We need letters, cards and pictures to send on to our care homes and isolated people in our command areas.  For many of our older generation the digital world is far from reac ...

The Annual Performance Assessment (APA) outlines how we have performed against the Improvement and Well-being Objectives we set ourselves within our Corporate Plan 2019-2024. It also identifies how we have contributed to the Wellbeing goals, set out within the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. Our APA tells our staff, communities and stakeholders what outcome ...

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have been working in partnership with South Wales Police, Dyfed Powys Police and Local Authorities to raise public awareness on how to be safe for the upcoming Halloween and Fireworks activities.   For many, especially children and young people, Halloween is an opportunity to wear fancy dress costumes, carve pumpkins, duck for apples, ...

The charity Crimestoppers is today launching a fresh campaign across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys to highlight the issue of organised crime and is asking for your help by reporting any information about suspected criminal activity anonymously. The new digital campaign highlights that whilst the Dyfed-Powys area is one of the safest places to live in the ...

Business across the UK which have had to make changes due to COVID-19 are being urged to make sure fire safety remains a top priority.  The call comes from the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) as many have had to implement and enforce new ways of working due to the current pandemic. We are reminding businesses about the everyday fire risks in the workplace and both the lega ...