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Becoming firefighter fit – Going beyond the baseline

By Louisa Roger

It’s all about the base.

So it’s time to talk baselines and have a reality check. This is where I need to be compared to where I am now:

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AF&RS put Bristol Flyers through their paces ahead of recruitment campaign

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) has teamed up with the Bristol Flyers women’s team for fitness tests as part of a recruitment campaign.

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From half marathons to ladder climbs and beyond – AF&RS making a difference

By Richard Wheeler, Red Watch Crew Manager at Avonmouth fire station

Historically fire and rescue services around the country and the world have always taken part in charity fundraising.

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My Story - Stephanie Ford

Stephanie previously worked in a legal profession and as a personal trainer. Read more...

Aspiring firefighters wanted as Avon Fire & Rescue Service opens recruitment

Our communities are being encouraged to consider a new career this winter, as Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will open for applications in November, searching for the brightest and best wholetime firefighters to join the Service.

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"I’ll never forget the feeling of pride" - How being a mum and firefighter go hand in hand

By Dawn Wright, Firefighter

When I joined Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) in March 2004 I was a mum to a 10-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son.

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My story: Ellesse Pearce

Ellesse previously worked as a manager and special educational needs coordinator in a pre-school.

She joined for a new and challenging career that teaches her new skills every day.

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Welcome!

Hello and welcome to the Yes You Can blog. This will keep you up to date with everything you need to know about upcoming Wholetime recruitment at Avon Fire & Rescue Service, events and any key application dates.

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