Successful Prosecution Under Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997 08/08/2007

On The 8th August 2007, the Co-operative Group [CWS] Ltd appeared before Bracknell Magistrates Court for sentencing in regard to pleading guilty at a previous hearing on the 13th July 2007 to six charges under the Fire Precautions [Workplace] Regulations. Five of the offences, related to contraventions found at the premises following a serious fire on the 14th October 2004.   more info

Six houses demolished after fire
Six houses demolished after fire 08/08/2007

Six houses in a row destroyed by a fierce fire which spread from a joinery workshop have now been demolished. Emergency services say six more homes may also have to be knocked down after Tuesday's blaze in Maindee, Newport. Marlborough Road residents began returning to their homes on Wednesday night after 100 were evacuated. more info

Successful prosecution following fire investigation 26/02/2007

An investigation by officers at the London Fire Brigade has resulted in the successful prosecution of the owners of a nursing home in Barnet following a fire in May 2005. Park Care Homes Limited, who owned and operated Ravenscroft Park Nursing Home in Barnet were fined £200,000 at Harrow Crown Court on Friday 16 February for contraventions of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. more info