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A collection of stories from across the service.

Here you can read about all aspects of the service from a personal point of view from both our operational and non-operational staff.

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Station Manager Mick Wyldbore-Wood reflects on his experience of Ramadan

11 May 2023 By Mick Wyldbore-Wood

Inclusion Station Manager Mick Wyldbore-Wood reflects on his own experience of Ramadan after joining Derbyshire’s Muslim community to observe the most sacred month in the Islamic calendar.

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

The freedom to be your authentic self

24 February 2020 By Rachel Salmon

I’m one of two Inclusion Officers for Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service. I’ve worked for the Service for three years, and have been in Prevention & Inclusion for the duration. We re-started the LGBT+ & Allies Network in Spring 2018 and since then it has gone from strength to strength.

Equality Diversity and Inclusion, Role Models