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NFUS Rural Crime and Fire Safety Event

Dumfries and Galloway NFU Scotland invite you to a FREE rural crime and fire safety event at Gledpark Farm, Borgue, DG6 4SS on Thursday 29 September from 10.15am.


10.15 Arrival and registration

10.30 Welcome by Rupert Shaw, Gledpark and Teresa Dougall, NFU Scotland

10.40 Presentations from our partners – Police Scotland; Scottish Fire and Rescue Service; NFU Mutual and SP Energy

11.20 Farm walk to cover the following elements: • Police Scotland – Stewartry Crime Reduction Officer, Constable Simon Kennedy will be attending the event to provide advice and guidance in relation to physical crime prevention measures and products which can be easily implemented to reduce the opportunity of becoming a victim of crime.

• The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will provide a practical walk around the farm giving educational advice regarding fire prevention and an opportunity to complete a Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Rural Risk Form. • NFU Mutual Risk Management Services help farmers to effectively manage their health and safety issues. At the event they will help you to identify, manage and reduce all levels of risk – making your farm a safer environment for everyone.

• SP Energy Networks owns and operates the electricity power lines and cables in the Dumfries area. During the walk, they plan to give advice to help the farming community stay safe whilst working in the vicinity of overhead and underground cables. Each year people get killed when they accidentally come too close or into contact with equipment on the electricity network. So it’s important you know how to stay safe.

12.30 Soup / sandwich lunch with opportunity to speak with event partners and look further at

health and safety and rural crime prevention measures.

To book your space(s) at this event please email:

or text ‘prevention’ with your name(s) to 07718 425053 by Monday 26 September.

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