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Plymouth tower block evacuated after fire alarm activates – Plymouth Herald


Plymouth Herald

Plymouth tower block evacuated after fire alarm activates
Plymouth Herald
One of the three Plymouth tower blocks dressed in cladding similar to that implicated in the Grenfell Tower fire was evacuated after a fire alarm activated. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue say they sent an 'enhanced' number of crews to the block on ...

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Grenfell Tower: Hundreds of Wolverhampton Council staff given emergency training – expressandstar.com

expressandstar.comGrenfell Tower: Hundreds of Wolverhampton Council staff given emergency trainingexpressandstar.comIt was revealed that representatives from the Molineux, the Mander Centre, Jaguar Land Rover and Wolverhampton University attend quarter… read more

‘Grenfell-style’ cladding at Glasgow tower blocks to be tested – Glasgow Live


Glasgow Live

‘Grenfell-style’ cladding at Glasgow tower blocks to be tested
Glasgow Live
Earlier this week it was revealed residents in two of the blocks at the Glasgow Harbour development have received letters telling them cladding used in lift areas and the roof could be similar to that used in Grenfell Tower in London, the scene of June

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London fire inquiry starts amid anger, despair of survivors – Reuters


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London fire inquiry starts amid anger, despair of survivors
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – A public inquiry into a fire that killed at least 80 people at London’s Grenfell Tower will get to the truth about the tragedy, its chairman pledged on Thursday, but critics said survivors of the blaze were still being failed. The 24
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Grenfell Tower tragedy: Wolverhampton high-rise blaze extinguished by sprinklers – expressandstar.com


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Grenfell Tower tragedy: Wolverhampton high-rise blaze extinguished by sprinklers
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A high-rise student block caught fire because of a chip pan fire on the 14th floor, but was extinguished in minutes thanks to the building’s sprinkler system. Around 20 Wolverhampton University students were forced to evacuate Liberty Heights, on

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Watchdog probe into Leeds council’s response after Grenfell Tower blaze – Yorkshire Evening Post


Yorkshire Evening Post

Watchdog probe into Leeds council’s response after Grenfell Tower blaze
Yorkshire Evening Post
The initial focus in Leeds was on the council’s 116 high-rise residential blocks and carrying out checks which confirmed the 23 cladded blocks in the city were not of a similar type to those at Grenfell. A strategic task group of senior officers and

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Exclusive – Chancellor to investigate why Manchester’s received no government funds to support those affected by … – Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

Exclusive – Chancellor to investigate why Manchester’s received no government funds to support those affected by …
Manchester Evening News
The Chancellor of the Exchequer today promised to investigate why Manchester has not received government funding to support victims of the Arena attack . The government has donated £5m to the Grenfell Tower fire relief fund and is believed to have also …

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Newcastle United youngster reveals how he helped in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster – ChronicleLive


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Newcastle United youngster reveals how he helped in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster
ChronicleLive
Newcastle United rising star Yasin Ben El-Mhanni has praised the community spirit which emerged after the Grenfell disaster. The 21-year-old was back at home in Shepherd’s Bush, just 10 minutes walk from area, on the night of the fire back in June

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London fire chief Dany Cotton has counselling over Grenfell Tower fire – Sky News


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London fire chief Dany Cotton has counselling over Grenfell Tower fire
Sky News
But the Commissioner is also concentrating on the future and wants the Government to reconsider a request from London mayor Sadiq Khan for £6m more in funding for the fire brigade in the wake of Grenfell. “I really hope somebody is going to pay and …

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