Wessex Fire & Security Ltd News

Wessex Managing Director Stuart Fisher Highlights New Wiring Regulations At A Security Seminar

Almost 100 delegates attended an important seminar organized by Wessex Electricals during electrical fire safety month. The event at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium heard from Tim Bollard of NICIEC and ELECSA, the certification body for electricians. He spoke about the new wiring regulations, which come into effect on January 1, 2019 and are an important subject in the industry. Stuart Fisher, managing director of the long-standing Dorset business that is based in Shaftesbury and is pa...

Wessex Fire & Security Appoints Jess Lutwyche As Managing Director

Jess has held various roles within Wessex Fire and Security, most recently as a Service Manager Wessex Fire & Security has appointed Jess Lutwyche as its new Managing Director. The company is part of the Dorset-based Wessex Group that Jess joined more than 10 years ago. Jess has held various roles within Wessex Fire and Security, most recently as a successful Service Manager. Fire detection and fire suppression systems Wessex Fire & Security employs almost 100 staff...

Wessex Fire & Security Promotes Two Staff Members To New Key Customer Service Positions

Dee Marsh and Lisa Merefield along with Service Manager Jess Lutwyche, keep customers up to date about fire and security sector Wessex Fire & Security has promoted two of its longest serving staff members to new key customer service positions. Dee Marsh and Lisa Merefield between them have over 40 years with the company that is part of the Wessex Group, based in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Working alongside Service Manager Jess Lutwyche, the pair ensures that customers are kept...

Wessex Fire & Security’s Fire Extinguisher Manager Rescues A Lorry On Fire

Wessex’s Lee Knight spotted flames coming out of lorry and quickly grabbed extinguishers from van and leapt into action When Lee Knight saw a lorry on fire as he drove down the motorway he knew he could help – because he is a and had a van full of equipment. Lee, who works for Wessex Fire & Security, spotted the flames coming out of a skip on the back of the lorry on the M3 near Fleet in Hampshire. Another motorist flagged down the lorry and Lee pulled in aft...

Wessex Updates CCTV System At Purbeck School In Wareham

Wessex turned the school’s analogue equipment into a digitally encoded IP system without changing existing cameras Purbeck School in Wareham now has state-of-the-art CCTV after its old analogue system was updated by Wessex Fire & Security. The company based in Shaftesbury, Dorset, managed a complete upgrade with extra cameras all for under £5,000. They cleverly turned the school’s analogue equipment into a digitally encoded IP system without the need to...

Wessex Apprentice Shortlisted At Security Excellence Awards

Matt Gautrey together with Luke Preston, were shortlisted in the “Engineers of Tomorrow” category An apprentice from Wessex Fire & Security picked up a gong at the annual Security Excellence Awards – the industry “Oscars”. Matt Gautrey together with Luke Preston, who both attend Yeovil College, were shortlisted in the “Engineers of Tomorrow” category. The pair competed in a skills challenge at the International Fire & Sec...

Wessex Fire & Security Welcomes James McWilliams As New Service Manager

James McWilliams is highly experienced within the industry and is focused on maintaining high standards Wessex Fire & Security has appointed a new Service Manager to help strengthen and develop its growing maintenance and service operation. James McWilliams is highly experienced within the industry and has spent a number of years working overseas in the Middle East. He will head a team of 36 at the company’s service department that is increasing in size as the firm...

Wessex Group Staff Raises Funds For Children In Need Charity

Wessex’s staff donned eye-catching garb in homage to the popular character from “Where’s Wally” Staff at the Wessex Group made £475 for Children In Need - by being Wallies! They donned the eye-catching garb in homage to the popular character from the “Where’s Wally” children’s books. Bosses at the company based in Shaftesbury, Dorset, encouraged workers by donating £5 to the cause for every Wally who turned up. The...

Wessex Group Donates 50 Musical Scores To Silver Band At Shaftesbury

Silver band has been making music since 1869 Musicians from the Shaftesbury Town Silver Band can trumpet news of their ensemble even further thanks to a donation of 50 musical scores from The Wessex Group. The company, based in the North Dorset town, is celebrating its half century this year and each month is giving “50 somethings” to a good cause or charity. It has provided sheet music for the musicians who play at community engagements and public events thr...

Wessex Group Supports Dorset And Somerset Air Ambulance With Charity Teddy Bears

Teddies are ideal for helping to reassure children who may need to use the services of the air ambulance Children who are flown in the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance can now cuddle teddy bears thanks to a donation from the Wessex Group. The company, based in Shaftesbury, Dorset, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and each month is giving “50 somethings” to a good cause or charity. The teddies are ideal for helping to reassure children who may need t...

Wessex Fire & Security Sponsors Rugby Shirts For Gillingham And Shaftesbury Young Farmers Club

Chris Stott, MD of Wessex Fire & Security spoke about fire and security relating to farms and rural locations Members of Gillingham and Shaftesbury Young Farmers Club are looking the part in new rugby shirts - thanks to sponsorship from Wessex Fire & Security. The club is over 30 strong and now they are colour co-ordinated and wearing personalised tops, emblazoned with the new sponsor’s logo. Chris Stott, MD of Dorset-based Wessex Fire & Security, met t...

Wessex Fire & Security BD Manager Highlights Fire Safety At A CPD Seminar In Bournemouth

The seminar attracted a wide range of delegates from Wessex Fire and Security’s customer base A senior representative of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service delivered the key note presentation detailing the events and consequences of the Rosepark tragedy in South Lanarkshire in 2004 - a blaze in which 14 elderly residents perished. Event-goers were among the first people in the country to see a video about the fire and looked on in silence as the story was told about i...

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