Annual Delivery Plan 2023-24
- Our Mission: Protecting communities, working together, saving lives
- Our Vision: A modern, flexible, resilient fire and rescue service
- Our Values: Excellence, Honesty, Inclusive, Professionalism In Our Role, and Respect
Priority 1: Provide a fast, safe, and effective response:
- Consult upon recommendations from our fire cover and special appliances review and implement agreed recommendations.
- Review our call handling arrangements and begin to implement recommendations.
- Replace six fire engines with new ones.
- Implement new operating model to manage contaminants in the operational environment.
- Develop and implement a new Fitness Framework and invest in station-based gym equipment.
- Implement an Occupational Health and Safety Management System.
Priority 2: Help people reduce the risk of fires and other emergencies:
- Develop and implement a Prevention and Protection digital programme.
- Implement an adult Fire-setters programme.
- Implement a Fire Cadets scheme.
- Adopt the National Fire Chief’s Council (NFCC) Early Intervention Implementation Framework.
- Adopt the NFCC Staywise programme.
Priority 3: Help protect the built environment
- Implement and deliver new requirements under the Building Safety Act and Fire Safety Regulations.
- Develop and expand our fire safety training capability.
- Continue to implement recommendations from the Grenfell Inquiry and The Cube report.
Priority 4: Use resources sustainably and deliver the most value
- Deliver the financial efficiencies of £0.712 million.
- Introduce 13 electric and two hybrid non-emergency vehicles.
- Continue to implement an intranet for GMFRS.
- Complete building works at Littleborough fire station.
- Start building new fire stations at Blackley, Whitefield and Stockport.
- Invest £3.2 million refreshing our fire stations
- Complete carbon reduction schemes at five fire stations.
Priority 5: Develop a culture of excellence, equality, and inclusivity
- Implement a new Volunteering Strategy.
- Refresh our Firefighter Recruitment and Attraction Strategy.
- Extend the Leadership Development Programme.
- Continue to embed the NFCC Core Code of Ethics.
- Implement the Wellbeing and Occupational Health Strategy and Framework.
- Implement the Organisational Learning Framework and system.
- Deliver the British Firefighter Challenge.
- Implement an approach to capture customer feedback.
Priority 6: Integrate our services in every locality with those of partner agencies
- Implement the fire station community pathways project.
- Implement an integrated place-based working ‘What Works Forum’.
- Embed and evaluate Place-Based Plans.
- Continue to enhance blue light service collaboration.
- Prepare for the Serious Violence Duty legislative changes.