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Fire Prevention week

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Hi everyone, A fire can take hold in only 3 minutes but it takes only moments to prevent one. This year the charity riders and runners are proud to promote Fire Prevention week – 1st-7th of May. The aim of the week is to encourage everyone to do a home fire safety audit at their place. There is a website with loads of helpful information, where you can go to work out what to do – www.homefiresafetyaudit.com.au.   We are also promoting Fire and Rescue NSW Open Day which is on the 7th of May at all fire stations throughout the...

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Monster Raffle Prize Packs

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  We have finalised details of this year’s Monster Raffle and it’s a beauty! Winners will be drawn by Dr John Harvey on the 8th of June during the cheque presetation ceremony at the Children’s hospital. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10 and can purchased from any of the riders or by emailing Scott Hanley E: scott.hanley@fire.nsw.gov.au. Scott will also be happy to answer any enquiries. If you would like to help promote the raffle, please download and display or distribute the prize list by clicking here. Here’s...

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2011 dates and riders announced!

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Hi everyone, We had a bumper year in 2010, with so much great support and a few new activities we managed to raise $64,000 for the Burns Unit at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. With that mighty target to beat, we are aiming to make 2011 even better. After the success of Matty Cooper’s Golbourn to Yass run leg, we are stretching the charity ride concept this year by welcoming Matt and Rob as full distance runners – yes that’s right two “mad men” are going to run 400kms in 4 days! That’s well over...

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New bank account

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Our bank account details have changed as follows, please make sure you use the new account when making donations. Many thanks. Bank: Bank of Queensland Account name: 400 in 4 Account number: 21592616 BSB Number: 124001   (please leave your name as a...

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2010 Ride – Day 4

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Firemen on marathon ride (video) 26/03/2010 | 07:17 PM A tired group of firemen is resting in Wagga tonight after a long bike ride from Sydney to Wagga. They’re raising money for a special cause, as well as promoting the fire safety message. See the video on Prime TV by...

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2010 Ride – Day 2

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Legs shaved – check Lycra bike shorts – check...

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2010 Ride – Day 1

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2010 Ride – Day 1 Early start with a 4 am wake up to get on the bus and make a pick up at Liverpool fire station on the way to Campbelltown for the start. Day break brings the sight of blue skies and no wind so with a police escort and well wishings from our sponsor The Fire Industry Assoc. and some reps from the hospital we hit the road. It didnt take too long before the first puncture hit at about the 25km mark closely followed by 3 more, one of which was a piece of metal which destroyed Stylseys brand new $80 flouro blue tyre. Was...

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Well wishes from the Minister for Emergency Services

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  Firefighters to ride ‘400 in 4’ for Children’s Hospital 22 March, 2010   NSW Emergency Services Minister Steve Whan today wished a team of 24 firefighters well as they set out on an epic journey from Sydney to Wagga Wagga to raise money for the Burns Unit at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. The NSW Fire Brigades (NSWFB) firefighters will cycle 400 kilometres in just four days, stopping at schools in Goulburn, Yass and Gundagai to promote fire safety messages to children. “This is the fifth consecutive ‘400 in 4’ ride. In...

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2010 riders finalised

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Hi everyone, With the 2010 ride starting in a couple of days, I thought I’d update our final team list. Thank you to all involved – this is our biggest team ever!   Scotty. March 2010. 2010 riders: Ch. Supt. Marcus Baker SO Brett Butler SF Glenn Wiltshire SF Scott Hanley SF John Styles SF Sean Doohan SF Rob Woods SF Dan Morgan SF Dave McMurdo QF James Boland SO Scott Laugesen SF Steve Green SF Matt Diegutis SF Steve Bourke QF Nicole Sutton L2 Todd Calderwood SO Murray Mackne QF Dan Favelle SF Andrew Giardini SO Scott...

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Brigade Kids – NSWFB TV Commercial

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The NSWFB has launched its brigade kids TV commercial. It’s a great campaign, intended to increase fire safety awareness amongst kids – something we fully support! We thought you might like a peek, so here it is....

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