Retired Members

Copies of an edition of Burning Issues - staff magazine

Welcome to the page dedicated to providing information for retired and former members of the Brigade.


Amendments to 1992 and 2006 Firefighter Pension schemes

You may have seen information in relation to the amendments to the 1992 and 2006 Firefighter Pension Schemes which impact on abatement, deferred pensions and APBs.

We are aware of this issue and will provide more information and guidance in due course.


Robert Howard

We have been informed of the death of former Firefighter Robert Howard on 14th November 2014. Mr Howard joined the service in 1982, becoming a wholetime officer in July 1985. He left the service in August 1987 having served mainly at Garforth.

The funeral service will be held at 10.45am on 10th December 2014 at St Mathias Church, Burley Road, Leeds, followed by a cremation at Lawnswood Crematorium and refreshments at New Burley Club, Burley Hill Drive, Leeds.


Maurice Knapper

We have been informed of the death on 20th November 2014 of former Leading Firefighter 359 Maurice Knapper age 70. He joined the service in March 1971 and retired in June 1993 having served at Castleford.





Retirements and Leavers

Burning Issues

Our staff magazine 'Burning Issues' is now available for retired and former members. Please complete the form giving your service details and you will receive a copy of each in PDF format shortly after publication by email.

Burning Issues Subscription Form