Fire service welcome seven retained Royston officers to the team


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Hertfordshire’s Fire and Rescue Service has officially welcomed seven retained officers from Royston to the team after the group passed their training.

The recruits were welcomed at a ceremony at Longfield Training Centre, Stevenage on Thursday.

Team members are expected to respond to alerts within four minutes and provide at least 90 hours of cover a week.

Councillor Richard Thake, cabinet member for community safety said: “I would like to congratulate the new recruits. This career offers an exceptional range of opportunities.”