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GMFRS WOW! community to win top award

WOW Final 2014

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) has won the ‘Serving the Community - Best Organisation’ international WOW! Award, thanks to you.  

You have been nominating individuals and teams for WOW! Awards to recognise the great work they have done, from lifesaving actions to informative education visits and amazing community work.

These nominations have caught the eye of the an independent panel of judges made up of experts from high profile British organisations, media and academia, who selected Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service as their chosen winner. They described the organisation as ‘truly inspirational, demonstrating an astonishing vision, creativity and innovation in very difficult times - amazing!’.

Director of Prevention and Protection, Assistant County Fire Officer Peter O’Reilly said: “We are privileged to have been nominated, our purpose is to protect and improve the quality of life for people in Greater Manchester and this certainly demonstrates that our community feel we are achieving that.”

GMFRS fought off tough competition from Durham Constabulary, Homes for Haringey and Inverclyde Leisure to take the top spot at the The WOW! Awards 2014 Gala Ceremony in London on Monday, November 24, 2014.

You can read more about the WOW! Awards 2014 by clicking here

Have we wowed you recently? Click here to make a nomination and tell us about your experience with GMFRS.

Last update: 23/03/2016 08:19:30
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