The Latest News And Thank Yous
31 July 2020
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Prestwich toddler flown by Children’s Air Ambulance 11 months ago celebrates 2nd Birthday
“I believe that without the Children’s Air Ambulance and the team on board she may not have survived. The charity gave me her life,”
The Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust fund vital equipment for local lifesaving air ambulance
A grant from the Toyota Manufacturing UK Charitable Trust has funded vital medical equipment for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA).
Air ambulance patient takes up challenge to raise funds to keep lifesaving helicopters flying
“When I heard the Director of Operations, Richard Clayton, express that the charity had faced a projected loss of over £2million due to the pandemic, I knew I had to do more."
Quick transfer to hospital by local air ambulance saved my life says Melton man on 5th anniversary of being airlifted
“I wouldn’t be alive if I hadn’t got to the hospital so quickly. They couldn’t operate on me for 36 hours as I had lost so much blood and I had to be stabilised before surgery,”
Scarborough toddler airlifted by Children’s Air Ambulance to receive urgent specialist care
A few weeks before his second birthday, Jayden was transferred by the Children’s Air Ambulance in just 25 minutes to get the specialist care he urgently needed.
Movie and pizza for former Children’s Air ambulance patient
Former Children’s Air Ambulance patient Declan Bitmead from South Godstone, Surrey is celebrating his 12th birthday on 03 July with a movie and pizza.
Ashford baby’s helicopter transfer featured in national charity campaign
An Ashford mum’s account of how her premature baby was flown by the Children’s Air Ambulance is the focus of the national charity’s 2020 summer fundraising campaign.
Mansfield motorcyclist is face of local air ambulance fundraising campaign
A motorcyclist from Mansfield, who was airlifted by Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance, is the face of the charity’s 2020 summer fundraising campaign.
Cornwall baby is face of national charity’s TV appeal
A toddler from Cornwall is the focus of a new TV appeal for the Children’s Air Ambulance.
Air ambulance closes stores due to city lockdown
Your Local Air Ambulance has temporarily closed its Leicester-based charity shops following the Government announcement of a localised lockdown for the city due to Covid-19
Pensioner John says he’s “a living example of the lifesaving work the local air ambulance does.”
“Every time I see the helicopter fly over I am just so grateful that it came to me. I am a living example of the lifesaving work that they do,” - John Putt
Scrap Car Comparison Names Children’s Air Ambulance Charity of the Month
We have been named Scrap Car Comparison's charity of the month for July. Read more on the partnership formed earlier this year.