Our Social Media Accounts
Last updated: 21/02/2014
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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 the official news feed for Cornwall Fire and
Rescue Service (CFRS) - @CornwallFRS:
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. The
@CornwallFRS Twitter account informs followers on events,
activities, news, partnership schemes/programs, incidents, safety
tips and much, much more.
Follow your local community fire station
Follow your local community fire station, where
they will be giving updates on their daily activities as
wholetime or 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.
Station's currently using Twitter:
Safer Cornwall (@SaferCornwall) is the
statutory community safety partnership which covers Cornwall and is
a collective of public, private and voluntary sector organisations,
including Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, who have joined
together with the aim to make Cornwall’s communities safer. You can
follow their updates on a number of community safety issues from
alcohol and street crime to domestic abuse, antisocial behaviour,
drug misuse and arson.
Nelson (Cornwall's Fire Detection Dog)
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 Phoenix Project (@PhoenixProject4) for
regular updates on this community initiative and all their
upcoming activities, news and events.
Learn 2 Live
Firefighter Darren Berrey (@Learn2Live_Fire) has set
up his Twitter feed to inform his followers about
his role with Learn 2 Live - a live testimonial of
what it's like to deal with the aftermath of a road traffic
Cornwall's Vehicle Extrication Team
Follow Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service's very own vehicle
extrication team (@CornwallRTC) for the
latest news on their progress at competitions and training.
Chief Fire Officer
A personalised insight into the role of Cornwall’s Chief Fire
Officer (CFO) and Director of Community Safety and Protection – Des
Tidbury (@CornwallCFO). 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.
Deputy Chief Fire Officer
Similar to the Cornwall’s CFO, the Deputy Chief Fire Officer
(DCFO) and Head of Community Safety - Paul Walker (@CornwallDCFO) is tweeting
about the Service and all that’s going on from his role.
Follow Updates from an operational officer -at Cornwall Fire and
Rescue Service - Group Manager Mark Hewitt (@GM_MarkHewitt)
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service on Facebook
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.
early learning fire safety (elfs) resource
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.
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