Charlton Engineering Services Ltd of Washington has been fined a total of £60,645 for breaching Fire Safety Regulations. The company directors Colin and Lee Charlton pleaded guilty to eight charges on behalf of the company at Sunderland Magistrates' Court on Wednesday 7th March 2018. They were fined...

A care home in Hastings has been fine £250k for breaching multiple fire safety laws. St Michael’s Hospice Hastings and Rother was prosecuted in relation to offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The company was also ordered to pay costs. The hospice pleaded guilty to...

One of MacDonald Martin’s core values is that as a family business, we put our customers and staff at the heart of all that we do.  As part of that, we are delighted to announce that our chosen charity for this financial year is one...

Landlords in Worcestshire have been threatened with a court action after it has been discovered some of their properties are lacking the correct fire safety provisions. Obstructed exits, blocked gangways, broken fire detection systems and unsafe stairs were amongst some of the problems found when the...

Warning About Fake Fire Blankets Britain’s fire services are called out to over 20,000 kitchen fires every year. These fires can get out of control in seconds, causing untold damage and putting lives in danger. It has been recently uncovered by the BBC programme Fake Britain that...

Although electricity makes gardening much easier, wet conditions and contact with the ground means that the risk of injury or death from electric shock is much greater than the risk from using electrical equipment indoors. By following some simple safety rules, whilst working with electricity in...