Commissioner selects preferred candidate for Chief Fire Officer.

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe has selected Jonathan Dyson as her preferred candidate to be the Chief Fire Officer of North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.   Following a full and open recruitment process and a rigorous assessment centre, Mr Dyson – currently the Interim Deputy Chief Fire Officer for North Yorkshire – will be recommended to the Police, FireContinue reading “Commissioner selects preferred candidate for Chief Fire Officer.”

LOCAL ELECTIONS: Parties announce candidates for May poll.

The council has published the list of candidates validly nominated for the election to North Yorkshire County Council on 5 May. Those elected will become the councillors for the new single council for our area which will be formed on 1 April 2023. Standing for the Conservatives are: Bilton and Nidd Gorge Paul Haslam BiltonContinue reading “LOCAL ELECTIONS: Parties announce candidates for May poll.”

MP discusses getting back to normal with local NHS chief

Andrew Jones MP met with the new acting Chief Executive of the Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT), Jonathan Coulter, on Tuesday to discuss catching up elective care and visiting arrangements at Harrogate Hospital. HDFT continued with elective care throughout the pandemic which was not the case in many other trusts. This has meantContinue reading “MP discusses getting back to normal with local NHS chief”

Core Code of Ethics for Fire and Rescue Services launched

A new Core Code of Ethics for fire and rescue services launched today by the Local Government Association (LGA), the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC), pledges to be at the heart of everything employees do and ensures communities get the best possible support. The Core Code has beenContinue reading “Core Code of Ethics for Fire and Rescue Services launched”