News and advice

Play the lottery as a syndicate

Syndicates are a great way to play the lottery with family and friends or as a watch or department.


Mon 13 May 2019

Stand with your firefighters on Memorial Day

At midday on 4th May firefighters across the UK will stand for a minute long silence in honour of the bravery and sacrifice of fallen colleagues. Please stand with us as we commemorate the 2,524 members of the UK Fire & Rescue Service who have lost their lives in the line of duty.


Fri 26 April 2019

Red Plaque honouring firefighter John Noble

A red plaque, in memory of Watch Manager John Noble, who died in the line of duty, will be unveiled 23rd Jan 2019


Wed 23 January 2019

Are you a lottery winner?

Are you a lucky winner? There are still some prizes waiting to be claimed!


Fri 4 January 2019

Don't miss our special Centenary Christmas Draws

10 days, 10 extra prizes to be won when you play the lottery between 13 and 22 December


Mon 3 December 2018

Watch the FBU's Centenary Service at Southwark Cathedral online

On Saturday the 13 October, the FBU’s centenary year will culminate with a service at Southwark Cathedral. You can watch it unfold live online.


Mon 8 October 2018

Red Plaque unveiled at a historic fire station in memory of Solomon Belinsky

A Red Plaque has been unveiled in memory of Leeds firefighter Solomon Belinsky who lost his life defending the city during WW2


Mon 17 September 2018

Red Plaque unveiled for young Durham firefighters who lost their lives

A new memorial plaque has been unveiled at Peterlee fire station to honour the bravery and sacrifice of firefighters John Donley and Tony Hall on the anniversary of their deaths.


Mon 10 September 2018

Protecting the Protectors

PTSD is affecting as many as 1 in 5 firefighters. Find out more about the signs to look out for and the importance of getting help.


Thu 21 June 2018

Into The Tower

Hammersmith firefighter and union rep Matt Sephton speaks about entering the Grenfell Tower fire that terrible night and what the firefighters were faced with.


Thu 21 June 2018

Funds raised this year

£138,632.00

88.87% Complete

5332 tickets of our 6000 ticket goal