Tag Archives: Alan Atkin

Proposal to remove a fire appliance – Rotherham Fire Station Objection

South Yorkshire Joint Authorities Governance Unit 18 Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2HG 22nd March 2017 Proposal to remove a fire appliance – Rotherham Fire Station Dear Cllr Cave I request that you read out my short note at … Continue reading

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Atkin’s on Fire!

The more pompous of our civic ceremonies taking place today, Friday the 19th May, will see not only the usual guilt-edged injection of a new mayor, but another type of coronation. Mustapha Atkin, our brigadier of brilliance, barrage of babble … Continue reading

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Smoke & ire

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Grateful to the scanner for this piece in Private Eye:

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Concern over consultation on Rotherham’s future fire service

PUBLIC consultation over the future of Rotherham’s fire service comprised a single stall open for four hours – with just a few leaflets to give out. South Yorkshire Fire Authority has raised the matter with officers after complaints about the … Continue reading

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Call for probe into lieu time for fire chiefs

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A FIRE authority shelved a public report into senior officers being allocated hundreds of hours of lieu time, a decision which ultimately led to a deputy chief receiving an extra £12,500 for working during strikes when he left the service … Continue reading

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S Yorks Fire Authority – Money to burn

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Private Eye, first up this interesting piece provided thanks to a reader, about strange overtime payments:  

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Row as fire chief gets ‘secret’ payout for working through strikes

A DEPUTY chief fire officer is to receive a ‘secret’ £12,500 payment for working during strikes only a year after South Yorkshire Fire Authority secured an agreement with its chief officers to repay controversial overtime pay for the same work. … Continue reading

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