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JUL 20

I’Ansons extend Yorkshire Air Ambulance support for another three years

Masham based business, I’Anson Brothers have signed a further three year sponsorship deal with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, which will bring their support total to over £100,000.

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JUL 20

Motorcyclist who collided with tractor at 50mph is set to appear on Helicopter ER

A motorcyclist from Bedale who sustained serious injuries after colliding with a tractor is set to appear on Helicopter ER.

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JUL 20

Dishforth mum praises Yorkshire Air Ambulance for saving seven year old son’s life

A mother from Dishforth, North Yorkshire, has praised the Yorkshire Air Ambulance for saving her seven year old son’s life after a serious cycling incident in May last year.

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JUN 20

Wing and a Prayer project raises over £100,000

Over £100,000 has been raised by Ripon Cathedral’s inspiring ‘A Wing and a Prayer’ project - launched in May with the support of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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JUN 20

Lions Clubs generous grant helps Yorkshire Air Ambulance with fight against Covid-19

Thanks to an emergency COVID-19 relief grant from the Lions Clubs International Foundation, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance are now able to purchase additional flight suits and a Perspex screen to protect their crew and patients during the pandemic.

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JUN 20

Cyclist who came within 1mm of severing his spinal cord after a freak incident to appear on Helicopter ER

Dale Newman was cycling with friends at Gisburn Forest, Lancashire when the tyres of his mountain bike skidded on the grass and he plunged into a ditch.

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JUN 20

Staff at Leeds Bradford Airport fly to Air Ambulance Aid with £10,000 donation!

To celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, staff at Leeds Bradford Airport set a challenge of completing 200 lengths of their runway to raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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JUN 20

Pollington couple turn volunteering into a family affair to raise funds for life saving rapid response charity

Former YAA patient Geoff Cook, his wife, Amanda and their daughter A.J, live in Pollington, East Yorkshire and have been volunteering for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance since the summer of 2016.

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JUN 20

West Yorkshire Volunteer raises £15,000 delivering talks for the YAA

Helen Murray Sharpe from Leeds has been volunteering for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance since 2014, and over the last six years, she has completed over 100 talks and raised more than £15,000 for the Charity - more than a day’s running costs for the YAA.

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