BREAKING NEWS: Fire crews to strike next week

Firemen on the picket line

Firemen on the picket line

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Local firefighters will join their colleagues across England and Wales for a 24 hour strike next week over pensions.

A 24-hour strike — the longest yet in the three-year campaign — will take place from 9am on Thursday 12 June.

The Fire Brigades Union announced the decision today after the government confirmed it would implement a new pension scheme without further negotiations.


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