Entries by scousedave

Another year of NSI Gold Certification

Our NSI Gold certification arrived at our Head Office last week and is testament to the continued work that we put in to ensure that our quality standards are consistently high. Even though we have held the accreditation for a number of years we are still assessed on an annual basis against a very strict […]

National Fitness Day 2014

26th September was National Fitness Day and it is annually the largest celebration of physical activity in the UK. Hundreds of clubs, parks and leisure centres across the country ran a number of free fitness events with the aim of creating a fun and positive environment where people can exercise together. For National Fitness Day […]

Salford University Rugby Union Team Sponsorship

FGH Security is proud to be main sponsor for the Salford University Rugby Union Team for the 2014/15 season. We have an excellent relationship with the team and we provide part time employment for a number of their current players. “We first started working with the team towards the beginning of the summer this year and the guys that have […]

FGH Door Supervision sector expands into Chorlton

This weekend FGH security will begin providing Door Supervisors to Electrik Bar in Chorlton. By day it is an informal  cafébar and then transforms into a laid back and on-trend bar offering a range of international beers and specialist cocktails at night. It is one of the most popular venues in Chorlton and attracts a […]

Event Security photos from Manchester Pride 2014

Here are some great photos, courtesy of Dave Barrett, of the part that we played in the Manchester Pride 2014 parade. The Manchester Pride event is one of the highlights of the Event Security division’s year and sees over 50,000 visitors to the Manchester Village in a celebration of pride and diversity.

Market Gate Shopping Centre

Market Gate Shopping Centre is the bustling heart of Lancaster and it sees a foot fall in excess of 20,000 people on busy days. “The Centre provides a unique set of challenges compared to a normal retail client”, explained Leo Devlin (Security Guarding Operations Manager) “besides the multiple entrance points to the Centre, high footfall […]

Guarding and Event Divisions combine to provide for Southport Flower Show

This weekend will see over 80,000 people make their way to Southport Flower Show. The show is the largest independent flower show in the UK and is one of the largest in Europe. Besides the fantastic displays and horticultural competitions the event features a range of activities and events from live chef demonstrations through to […]

Behind the scenes at Kendal Calling with FGH

Here’s a short video which will give you an idea of the role that a good event security team play in setting the tone at a festival. This was filmed at Kendal Calling where we speak to some of the security team members and give you an idea of what it is like to work […]