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.

Pegasus Fire Protection

Pegasus are looking for a retired firefighter who can work part, or occasionally full time depending on the workload, and who can service Dry Risers, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Hydrants. Very occasionally night work is required.

Full training can be provided. The candidate must live reasonably close to Beeston, Leeds. The hourly rate of pay is £8.85 plus holiday pay. Physical fitness and a full driving licence are requirements of the post.

Contact Paul Raper on:

T: 0800 030 4533; M: 07968 600 663; E:; W:




Raymond Brian Whipp

Raymond Brian Whipp passed away on 6th September 2014 aged 70. Raymond served as a Firefighter from April 1975 and retired in July 1999 whilst at Shipley. Raymond was resident in Almeria at the time of his death.

Retirements and Leavers

Dave Boucher

Dave is retiring and invites colleagues past and present to join him for a drink and a bite to eat on Thursday 2nd October at The Magnet, 72 Pontefract Road, Castleford. WF10 4BG, 7.30 until late. Partners welcome.


John Carradice

John is retiring and invites colleagues past and present to join him for a farewell drink at Cue Gardens, Odsal, Bradford BD6 1BJ on Saturday 11th October at 7pm onwards

Martin Johnson

Martin is retiring and invites colleagues past and present to join him in his celebration on Friday 17th October in the Scarborough Taps, Leeds from 7.30pm onwards.

Martin invites anyone who can't make it to join him for a drink at the Halfway House on Thursday 9th October from 4.30pm onwards.

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.

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