One week left to nominate your ‘Fire Service Champion 2015’

Thursday, 12th March 2015

Residents, partners and businesses are being reminded that they have one week left to nominate a ‘Fire Service Champion 2015’ in the MORE Awards.

They are being invited to vote for a member of the team who has acted above and beyond the call of duty, shown professionalism at all times or helped a member of the community during difficult circumstances.

Members of the Service who have gone the extra mile in helping to deliver our vision and a first-class service, who have shown continual commitment to their colleagues and communities or demonstrated great courage during adversity, can also be put forward.

Visit to place a nomination or call 01785 898579 or 01785 898979 to request a hard copy of the form. Alternatively email or

The deadline for nominations is March 20 2015 and the awards ceremony will be held in the County Showground’s Ingestry Suite on June 23.

The remaining eight categories are put forward internally, with one of the awards being presented to an external organisation which has assisted the Service through its contribution to fire safety. They include:

•    Fire Service Champion (voted by staff)
•    Fire Service Champion – Partnership Achievement
•    Fire Service Fundraiser Champion
•    Fire Service Champion – Service to the Community
•    Peter Harrison Innovation and Improvement Champion
•    Leadership Message and Cultural Framework Champion
•    Young Person of the Year
•    Sonja Oatley Member Involvement in the Community

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is actively seeking sponsorship for the MORE Awards ceremony. Any interested businesses should contact Events Manager Jude Russell on 01785 898579 for further information.