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17 February 2018
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09 February 2018
Valediction – Retired Fireman, Mr Paul Burrows

It is with regret that the Service has informed us of the death of retired Fireman Mr Paul Burrows aged 74 years, on Friday 26 January 2018. 

Paul commenced his career with the Fire Service in November 1974 until his retirement in September 1983.

The funeral service will take place on Thursday 22 February 2018 at 1.45pm at the South Chapel, Grenoside Crematorium, 5 Skew Hill Lane, Sheffield S35 8RZ

Donations can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Northern General Hospital.


31 January 2018
Valediction – Retired Firefighter, Mr Thomas Malcolm Nurney

It is with regret that we have been been informed of the death of retired Fireman Mr Thomas Malcom Nurney aged 85 years, on Tuesday, 23 January 2018.  It is understood that Tom served at Barnsley.

The funeral service will take place on Friday 2 February 2017 at 10.15am at Shafton Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Shafton, Barnsley, S72 8NS. 

Following the service, there will be a burial at 11.00am at St Peters Church / Felkirk Parochial church yard, Church Lane, South Hiendley, Barnsley S72 9DH.

Refreshments will be available afterwards at the Singing Man, 23 The Green, Shafton S72 8PQ.

Family flowers only and the family would welcome anyone wishing to attend.


5 January 2018
Valediction - Retired Leading Firefighter Mr Samuel Hall Cawthorne

Sadly we have been informed by Sam's son Harry that Sam, aged 96, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, 3rd January after a short illness.

Our thoughts are with Harry and the rest of the family at this sad time.

Sam commenced his career with the Fire Service in February 1952, where he served at E Division, Training School until his retirement in October 1976.

Sam's funeral service will be held at Chesterfield and District Crematorium, Chesterfield Road, Brimington, Chesterfield, S43 1AU on Friday, 26 January 2018 at 10:30 am.

Family flowers only, but if desired a donation can be made via donation box which will be available at the service.


1 January 2018
Meeting Notice - Sheffield and Rotherham Retired Firefighters

Please be advised that the next meeting of the Sheffield and Rotherham Retired Firefighters will be held at the Showroom and Workstation, Paternoster Row, Sheffield, at 7:30 pm on Monday, 15th January 2018.


30 December 2017
Clive Hible, Funeral Arrangements

We have been informed by Stephen Hible that his dad's Funeral will be at the North Chapel, Grenoside Crematorium, 5 Skew Hill Lane, Grenoside, Sheffield S35 8RZ, on 10 January 2018 at 2:45 pm

The family welcomes anyone who wishes to attend.


13 December 2017
Fire Service Pension Increase 2018

The ONS have now released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for September 2017 which shows an increase of 3%. As a result, it is estimated that Fire Service Pensions will increase by 3%, as of 9th April 2018.

Full details can be found on the ONS website