Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

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Just saying hello and introducing myself

Stephen1953 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello. My name Stephen. I am a retired London Firefighter of 42 years service. Like a lot of other people I picked a few injuries along the way which, when younger you shrugged off and coped with. But now approaching 70 they are resurfacing and making themselves known. I’m no different from 100’s of other emergency service personnel dealing with similar problems. Anyhow nice to be here 🙂


  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello and welcome @Stephen1953, it's nice to have you. Thanks for introducing yourself and joining the community today :) 

    If you'd like to have a look around, here's a few of the best places to get started:

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community Feel free to join in or ask any questions 

    My dad was a fire fighter with 30 years service when he retired at 55 great respect for fellow fire fighters 
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