As part of a partnership with Scottish Fire and Rescue Services an SFRS staff member will be working alongside ng homes Housing and Regeneration Departments.
Fiona Herriot has been with SFRS for over 32 years with over 11 years experience of working in a community safety engagement role and her experience will be a welcome addition to North Glasgow.
Fiona will be supportingimportant community safety events and activities linking into SFRS, ng homes and other partner agencies and local communities.
Fiona will be crucial in helping to identify and establish early intervention and community safety opportunities and will be out and about in the community to meet with and hear from residents.
Some of the programmes that will be developed over the coming weeks will be ‘Test it Tuesday’ initiative for testing smoke alarms, providing information on home fire safety visits and ‘Cooksafe’ activities within local community venues. Fiona Herriot said: “I am looking forward to meeting with ng homes customers and working with them and introducing them to Scottish Fire and Rescue Service’s campaigns and initiatives.”
Assistant Director of Housing Operations Lynne Cooper said: “We are delighted to be working with Fiona Herriot from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and we look forward to getting key messages out to residents and staff”.