Firefighters strike in pensions dispute

Members of the Fire Brigades Union walk out on strike at the stroke of noon at Tynemouth Fire StationFirefighters at Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue's Tynemouth Community Fire Station walked out for four hours at noon today in a national protest organised by the Fire Brigades Union over pensions and proposals to increase the retirement age to 60 for all firefighters. 

 

 

 

Posted in Editorial.