Save Clitheroe’s Fire Service

Clitheroe Fire StationChanges to European working time laws could lead to dangerous shortages in fire cover in Clitheroe, Cllr. Allan Knox has warned.

The European Parliament recently passed rules that would scrap Britain’s opt-out from the European Working Time Directive. This could mean that retained firefighters, who often have other jobs, would have to drastically cut the hours they are available to the fire service. Read the rest of this entry.