Source: Bond Air Services, 05-Apr-13
Bond Air Services (Bond), the largest operator of air ambulance aviation units in the UK, has been awarded a new seven-year contract by North West Air Ambulance (NWAA). The contract, worth just over £10 million, is to provide air ambulance support across five counties in North West England. Under the new contract, Bond will continue [...]
Source: North West Air Ambulance, 17-Aug-12
The North West Air Ambulance is excited to announce significant changes, which will enhance the service being provided to patients across the region. Over the next few weeks, our charity will move our aircraft to bases at two of the region’s dedicated trauma hospitals, allowing qualified doctors to travel onboard to incidents which require specialist [...]
Source: BBC, 23-Feb-12
Helicopter developed a fault, with crews being forced to leave it there overnight. A security guard saw a number of youths running from the craft on Sunday and noticed a side window had been smashed (see full story)
Source: North West Air Ambulance, 09-Sep-11
The North West Air Ambulance Charity is proud to announce the appointment of Darryl Cooke as their new Chairman of the board. Darryl has been involved with the North West Air Ambulance Charity for over 3 years and is a strong advocate of all its functions. As chairman of the board he will be responsible [...]
Source: Guardian, 04-Jun-10
Great North Air Ambulance, which sent two AS365s, confirmed that police at Whitehaven requested them to wait on the ground. When aircraft were permitted to fly to three of the shooting scenes, the injured victims had already been driven to hospital by, it is believed, members of the public.
Source: North West Air Ambulance, 05-Mar-10
The shop was opened by ITV Granada’s Paul Crone who said “It is a privilege to open this shop as it allows the charity to increase not only its takings through sales but the number of donated items they can accept.” “The money made by the charity shop helps saves people’s lives on a daily [...]
Source: North West Air Ambulance, 28-Nov-09
KNOWSLEY Council awarded one of its highest honours to North West Air Ambulance board director Jim Keight OBE.
Source: North West Air Ambulance, 09-Sep-09
The EC135 nearest the camera is added this week to the fleet and based at Manchester’s City Airport, also known as Barton Aerodrome.
Source: Messenger, 04-Sep-09
North West Air Ambulance’s bright yellow Euro Copter 135, permenantly stationed at Barton Aerodrome, has been fitted out with medical kit and it’s three man crew took to the skies over Manchester for the first time last Thursday.
Source: This is Lancashire, 17-Apr-09
Source: Westmorland Gazette, 01-Mar-09