Fire and rescue on Woodbury Common

A fire and rescue exercise has taken place on Woodbury Common as part of national resilience training, which aims to coordinate national resources in preparation for major incidents.

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Fire and rescue on Woodbury Common

The exercise ran in association with Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Operations Assurance team as well as local fire crews, national resilience, Devon and Cornwall Police and the Royal Air Force. Also involved in the exercise were Amputees in Action and the Casualty Union.

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002