Emergency Services News Roundup

Emergency Services News Source: Emergency Service News Blog Man Jailed After Setting Fire To Ex-Army Devon & Cornwall Police Officer by John Johnson A man who doused two police officers in petrol before setting one of them on fire in Newquay has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years. Blagovest Hadjigueorguiev left army veteran PC Darral Mares with severe burns to his legs and hand after he was engulfed in flames during the horrific incident in September. PC Mares, who was saved from further serious injury by the quick actions of his colleague, PC Alan Lenton, is still continuing on his long road … Continue reading Emergency Services News Roundup

Corby Black Lives Matter Protest

Today in Corby hundreds gathered in James Ashworth VC Square outside the Corby Cube in Northamptonshire to attend what was a peaceful and powerful “Black Lives Matter” protest. It was a family affair, with many people angry at the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in Minnesota in the US, chanting “No Justice, No Peace” and “Black Lives Matter” or the dying words of George Floyd “I can’t breathe” across Corby town. They turned out to show their support and the worldwide call for equality and an end of the disproportionate number of “stop and … Continue reading Corby Black Lives Matter Protest