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GVFB visit the Battlefields of Belgium!

This October, members of the brigade visited the war cemetries and battlefields of Belgium as an act of Remembrance.

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Churchyard tidy up

This Saturday saw members of the brigade tidying up the Churchyard in preparation for the Summer.  Thanks have already been received from a grateful congregation.

Recognition should also go to Fireman Brown for organising and directing the working party. Photos follow…

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Tough Mudder 2013 – Boughton House

Following the success of last year, the GVFB were asked to man the “Fire Walker” obstacle. This year our involvement was to ensure that the fires were fed throughout the 2 days of the event.

Unfortunately we had to stop halfway through the Saturdays when there were fears that the wall between the jump and the water would collapse. Luckily this was repaired overnight and we were back stoking the fires early on the Sunday morning.

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2012 Bridge Street Floods

The residents of Bridge Street have been threatened by floods twice in November and were pleased to receive the support of the GVFB and other concerned citizens- to all of you that helped – thanks. Thanks also to the council for providing sand for sandbags and to the fire brigade for having a look at the drains.   The CO apologies for poor dress sense in his appearance on Look East!

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GVFB Three Peaks Challenge – SUCCESS!!

The CO would like to say a “Big thank you” to the 4 support team member, the 10 three peak conquerors,the 7 Snowdon walkers, Jim Harker and David C-J and their wives for their encouragement and champagne at the start of the final leg, to those guys at the start of the planning process for their help in convincing me it was possible.  Brilliant!