Oswestry Orthopaedic hospital has over 900 landings

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital’s helipad in Oswestry has seen 932 landings over the past nine years. That’s an average of two landings every week from the Midlands Air Ambulance and RAF helicopters. The helipad became operational in 2009 and cost £400,000 to build. The HELP Appeal, which is the only charity…
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The Cotswold Team Chase

Mrs Rosie Vestey presented the County Air Ambulance HELP Appeal with a cheque for £1,000 at the annual Cotswold Hunt Team Chase on Sunday 28th October.  Pictured receiving the cheque from Mrs Vestey and her four  Grandchildren is Robert Bertram CEO County Air Ambulance Trust.  We are enormously grateful to the Officials of the  Cotswold…
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Highland Spring donates £250

Mark Steven, Group Finance Director of Highland Spring has handed over a cheque for £250 to Graeme Calder, a fundraiser for the HELP Appeal, which is the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads. Highland Springs decided to support the charity after hearing about its vital work from Paul Gordon, a filler…
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Wills & Legal Services

Mahima Sultana from Wills and Legal Services presented Jason Dennis from the HELP Appeal with another incredible donation totaling £15,740.  We would like to thank everyone who kindly made a donation for their free will writing

Three Peaks challenger finishes in under 24 hours

Rob Mackley, owner of Red Box Web Design has completed the Three Peaks challenge after enduring extremely difficult conditions with freezing temperatures and strong winds. Rob was also thrown off course during the night time climb up Scarfell due to torrential rain and thick fog but fortunately got back on track again to complete the challenge in an…
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Support for L&D helipad jumps to £2.5 million

The HELP Appeal, which is the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital helipads, has announced that it will now pledge another £500,000 to Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s £5 million helipad.  This brings its total donation to £2.5million and will cover half of the entire project. Luton and Dunstable University Hospital will…
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Bloxwich Bullets charity football match

The County Air Ambulance Trust has received a cheque for £890.00 from Bloxwich Bullets Football Club, after playing a charity memorial football match in memory of Kane Small. Kane was only six years old when he was involved in a mini motorcycle accident in a rural area where only an air ambulance was able to…
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Aintree University Hospital team conquers Snowdon

On Saturday 8 September, a team of doctors, nurses, radiographers, domestics and administrators from Aintree University Hospital’s Interventional Radiology team has conquered Snowdon – the third highest mountain in the UK reaching 1085m. According to Clare Grant, interventional radiology nurse, the weather was ‘wet, wild and cold’ and conditions were so ‘tough’ that a few…
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