Aled Treharne on December 24th, 2009

“Dusk is falling and the lamp lighters are at work – it’s Christmas Eve for sure!” Just finishing off the last few bits of shopping today and my thoughts are with those people who won’t be able to go home to enjoy Christmas with their families. An ambulance just went past on blues. There’s two […]

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Aled Treharne on December 23rd, 2009

At around 1700 Monday night I had a text message – contingency plans were in place to assist the ambulance service, could I crew a vehicle? So after work, I grabbed some food and ironed my uniform before de-snowing the car and heading into Llanishen. Once I got out of our village the roads were […]

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Aled Treharne on December 20th, 2009

Well, that was a bit quieter than was expected…by ourselves as well as pretty much the entire city. South Wales police reported that it was quieter last Friday than a normal Friday night. The ambulance crews in the Millenium Staduim drank lots of coffee and dealt with the few incidents we were called to – […]

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Aled Treharne on December 18th, 2009

Today is Black Friday. Most people won’t know and won’t care what that means, but if you work in or volunteer with the emergency services and you’re on duty tonight – you’re probably either sleeping in preparation or getting your stuff ready. Black Friday is traditionally the last Friday before Christmas. It’s the day that […]

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Aled Treharne on December 2nd, 2009

Back in October of last year, I applied to join South Wales Police as a special constable. Thigns kinda came to a grinding halt over Christmas when the process stopped. It dragged on for a few months and the rumour I had from friends in the force was that all recruitment was on a hold […]

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