Fire protection clothing for Tavira Bombeiros

It is standard practice in the UK Fire Service to renew their fire protection clothing every two years. So Adrian Langley, whose parents Iris and Mike Langley live near Santo Estêvão, was only too happy to arrange for 20 suits to be donated to the Tavira Bombeiros.  

Britannia Leatherbarrows Removals of Bournemouth, in conjunction with local Algarve removal company Neil & Emily Richardson Removals, agreed to co-ordinate the shipment of the suits to Portugal.

Adrian, who recently retired from the Hampshire Fire Service in New Milton after 25 years service, said: “I’m delighted that we have been able to help our colleagues in Tavira. They do a tremendous job and I look forward to meeting them on my next visit.” 

From December 1 the annual Nativity Display at the Fire Station HQ in Rua de Bombeiros, near the Tavira Bus Station, will be open to the public.

The display, one of the finest in the east Algarve, has taken many hours of work and should not be missed.

Chris Wright