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Flood & Coast Conference & Exhibition – 20-22 March 2018

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Expired: 2017 Emergency Services Show 20-21st September

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EPS agree partnership deal with Contamination Expo

This standout exhibition regularly attracts partnerships with major players from across the industry. The Emergency Planning Society’s inclusion in the 2017 show only reinforces this reputation further and adds to the growing roster of large organisations choosing this event to showcase their latest products and ground-breaking innovations. O... More

Grenfell Volunteers Registration Form

Although not everyone who volunteered has yet had a chance to play their part, over the coming weeks and months there may be a continuing need for volunteers to assist in a variety of ways. In order to match volunteers to where they are needed most, we would be grateful if you could complete a volunteer registration form with your contact details, skills ... More

Finsbury Park: terrorism is a threat to all communities

Tony Thompson, Chair of the EPS, said: “Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. The attack on Muslim worshippers in London’s Seven Sisters Road demonstrates that the current phenomena of radicalisation and its resultant violence is not confined to one section of the community. “It is imperative that we should all think carefully ... More

Grenfell – the government must act

Chair of the Emergency Planning Society, Tony Thompson, said: “Since 2005, there have been three major fires in tower blocks leading to fatalities. In each case, the authorities or the coroner made recommendations that could improve tower block safety. Each time, the government has made assuring noises but never given any indication of action.” He ... More

Terror attacks: extend Project Griffin

Tony Thompson, Chair of the EPS, said: “Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. Our members – professionals working in the resilience and emergency response sector, including many who will be involved in the response to the attacks in London and Manchester – will continue to play their role ensuring there is a determined response to ... More

London Bridge Terror Attack – EPS London Branch

Our thoughts are with their families and friends during this difficult time and for those who are still in hospital we wish them well and a speedy recovery. As the Prime Minister said, "enough is enough" and it's time for all in the UK to engage and fight back in every way they can. In my personal opinion, here are three key ways in which I feel you ... More

Manchester atrocity: EPS urges businesses to take up counter-terrorism awareness offer

Tony Thompson, Chair of the EPS, said: “Our thoughts are with the victims and all those affected by the atrocity in Manchester. It was a calculated and callous attack that targeted children and young people. “Our members – professionals working in the resilience and emergency response sector, including many who will be involved in the response ... More

Westminster attack: vigilance on HVM continues

Tony Thompson, chair of the EPS and a former British Transport Police Superintendent, said that EPS members in their professional capacity regularly carried out counter-terrorism exercises in the UK. But they also – particularly those working in Emergency Planning Units within local authorities – contributed to the planning process for new build, ... More