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.


Harry Gott

Harry Gott has died on 15 November 2014, age 86, leaving a widow Amy, who lives in Featherstone. Harry served from October 1956 retiring as Leading Fireman 916 in October 1982.

The funeral service will take place at Pontefract Crematorium on Monday 1st December at 11.20am and afterwards at Kings Croft Hotel.


Steven Harwood

We have been informed of the death of former Crew Manager Steven Harwood aged 54. Mr Harwood joined the service in July 1978 and retired in April 2011 having served at Rawdon.

The funeral service is to be held at Rawdon Crematorium on Wednesday 19th November at 12.20pm and afterwards at Coopers Bar, Otley Road Guiseley.



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