Our Social Media Accounts
Last updated: 27/11/2013
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If you use social media sites Facebook and Twitter,
you might like to look us up!
Recognising the growth and potential of using social media as a
communications tool, Cornwall Council adopted a Social Media Policy in 2010 and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) got active and has since created the
following official accounts to broadcast a range of messages:
Follow Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service
Aimed at those who’d like to know more about what’s going on
within CFRS and a chance for followers to have their
say, @CornwallFRS informs followers on events, activities,
news, partnership schemes/programs, incidents, safety tips and
much, much more.
Follow Chief Fire Officer and Community Safety and
Protection Director Des Tidbury: http://twitter.com/CornwallCFO
A personalised insight into the role of Cornwall’s Chief Fire
Officer (CFO) and Director of Community Safety and Protection – Des
Tidbury. If you’d like to hear more about what the Chief of
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service gets involved with work wise, his
thoughts about the Service and wider Council directorate, he’s the
one to follow.
Follow Assistant Chief Fire Officer and Head of
Community Safety Paul Walker:
Similar to the Cornwall’s CFO, the Deputy Chief Fire Officer
(DCFO) and Head of Community Safety is tweeting about the Service
and all that’s going on from his role.
Follow Nelson (Cornwall's Fire Detection Dog) -
Nelson is Cornwall’s fire detection dog who loves to use his
'woofberry' (dog version of the blackberry mobile phone)
to tweet about his role in the fire service, his love of
tennis balls and all things animal related. He has a wide following
of other tweeting dogs who will often have you howling with
laughter. Aimed at dog lovers of all ages,
Nelson will give you an insight into his role in the
fire service and what it's like being Cornwall's number one sniffer
of ignitable liquids.
Follow the road safety team - @CornwallRdSafe
Follow our road safety team to keep up to date with the
latest news and help us work together to reduce the number of
people killed or injured on Cornwall's roads.
Follow the Phoenix Project -
Follow the Phoenix Project team for regular updates on
this community initiative and all their upcoming activities,
news and events.
Follow our Vehicle Extrication Team -
Follow Cornwall Fire and Rescue Services very own vehicle extrication team for the latest news on
their progress at competitions and training.
Follow the crew of Launceston Community Fire Station -
If you live in Launceston or the surrounding area you might like
to follow the Launceston community fire station twitter
feed, where they will be giving updates on life
working as on-call firefighters. This will include
information on when they are recruiting for new members of the
team, incidents they attend, safety messages you can share
with your friends and family and community events being held at the station.
Other official Service tweeters you may also like to
Group Manager Mark Hewitt - @GM_MarkHewitt
Firefighter Darren Berrey - @Learn2Live_Fire
Like Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service on
Partner to the twitter account the CFRS Facebook page is to
inform and actively engage with its followers. It's a place to find
out everything that’s going on within the Service which also links
through to other areas of interest within the council and partners.
This Facebook page is also a place for followers to contact us,
share photos and express their views or ask us a question.
Like the early learning fire safety (elfs)
elfs, (which stands for early learning fire safety) has been
developed by CFRS specifically for educators who work with
children aged between two and five years old, addressing the key
areas within the Early Years Foundation Stages' (EYFS). The
elfs facebook page is an area for people to leave feedback and
share their experiences, photos and artwork. All the latest
developments and news will be posted to the page to keep its users
informed of any developments.
Like the Flashpoint LIfeskills Centre
Flashpoint is an exciting interactive learning centre, working
primarily within education facilities highlighting safety risks and
how to avoid them through practical exercises and examples. The
page is to keep all who follow up to date on latest events or
planned activities should they wish to get involved, also facts,
top tips, and links and information from relevant partners.
Cornwall Fire and Rescue