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There are many things to celebrate throughout the year
and the four seasons bring with them various dangers. Fire safety
and prevention should not stop outside the home. Carelessness
outdoors while barbecuing or camping can have fatal results. Fires
can also destroy huge areas of countryside, people's property and
delicate ecosystems. See guidance below
A British summer isn't complete without a barbecue. Barbecues are social events and should be enjoyed, however, you should remember that alcohol and fire do not mix. Before you start cooking over hot coals...
As temperatures rise in the British summertime, you or your family may be tempted to cool off with a swim in a local river or lake or in the sea. However, did you know that in the year 2000, 54 children drowned in the UK? Stay out of difficulties by wising up to the dangers...
Every year fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats. Some fires are started deliberately, but most are due to carelessness. Keep the glorious British countryside picture perfect and your visit trouble-free...
Whether you're heading off to a music festival or are simply going for a relaxing weekend in the great outdoors, stick to these simple guidelines and keep your camping trip safe as houses...
If you're planning on hosting a fireworks party, be safe, not sorry and keep it free from accidents by following the fireworks code...
Please consider attending an organised event on Guy Fawkes night rather than risking the safety of yourself, your family and friends by having your own bonfire...
AThe snowy winter months can be lots of fun for adults and children, but when you're out and about in the snow and ice, there are serious safety issues to consider.