Cllr Afzal Shah takes up new leading role Councillor Afzal Shah has joined Bristol City Council’s Cabinet, with Mayor Marvin Rees also announcing changes to responsibility for some of the city’s highest profile portfolios. Cllr Shah, the Labour member for Easton, takes up a new role as Member for Climate, Ecology and Sustainable Growth, joining his nine other colleagues and leading the council’s response to the climate and ecological emergencies. Recognising the relationship of social and environmental justice, Cllr Shah’s portfolio will include being a specific lead for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals overseeing markets, high streets, retail centres, and […]
Important keys – Official Handing over of Fire Engine with equipment and keys from UK to The Gambia.
12 October In the Presidential Suite with the Chief Fire Officer Mick Crennel and The High Commissioner of Gambia Sharon Walder ..waiting for our audience with His Excellency President Adama Barrow. I have quite a lot that I would like to discuss with the President if I get the chance and so I find myself excited as opposed to fearful. I really believe in this project and I want to share my passion but also talk about ways of moving forward to an even more excellent service. I was indeed able to speak with him at length, I put forward […]
I am proudly an Authority member of Avon Fire and Rescue who through the Charity GAFSIP have had a working relationship with Gambia for decades. We not only donate equipment but also provide fire safety training. I hope to visit next year and I look forward to hearing all about the trip
Your Excellency Adama Barrow Meets with GAFSIP At His Royal residence. Very humbling to have been invited an audience with the President of Gambia on our second day here. It represents amongst other things the recognition of the great work GAFSIP are doing and the importance of this partnership. Long may it continue.