Tommy Richardson is an FBU member serving the public in Tyne and Wear and has benefited from the courses provided by FBU Education. Tommy was recently awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal and in this blog Tommy describes his recent achievements.
When the opportunity came up for Neil Garner to study a Personal Training Apprenticeship as part of the Fire Brigades Union’s educational offer though FBU Life Long Learning, he grabbed it with both hands – and hasn’t looked back since.
When he started growing a few tomatoes for the mess in his fire station seven years ago, FBU learning rep Simon Jakeman had no idea he was sowing the seeds of a green revolution in London’s fire stations.
A Leicester couple used the skills and the confidence gained by learning through the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) to help set up and coach an inclusive football team for boys and girls with special educational needs. Firefighter Dave Naudesevics and his wife Leanne have both progressed thanks to the...