North East emergency services win national award for terror training exercise

Northumbria Police, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) and North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) were recognised last week at the Counter Terror Awards for their emergency training exercise, which tested how the area’s services would respond to an attack.
The exercise led by the Force was held on June 6 last year at the Metro Station Platform in Newcastle’s Central Station. It was seven months in the planning and called on NEAS, TWFRS, metro operators Nexus, Public Health England, Network …