Here is the latest news and updates from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
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The documentary series Helicopter ER, providing an insight into the vital work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance is to air a special Critical Hour episode next week detailing one real-life emergency minute by minute with first-hand commentary from the crew who were on the frontline.
On 4th September 2020, Algy Kazlauciunas was cycling in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire when his bike wheel skidded on an oil slick in the middle of the road and his body was thrown on to a grass verge.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance’s recycling partner, Recycling Solutions, are celebrating raising more than £120,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) in their first year of working with the Charity, thanks to donations from generous supporters across the region.
To celebrate National Careers week 2021 (1st – 6th March 2021), Yorkshire Air Ambulance have spoken to four of their latest recruits about their experiences working for the air ambulance charity.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance secured grant funding for a Pro Simbodies Thoracotomy Trainer, which will help their crew practice the complex procedures that they carry out on-scene at many of their incidents.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance is delighted to announce that they have introduced two custom-built Skoda Kodiaq Rapid Response Vehicles to their fleet of life-saving vehicles which will enable the Charity to extend its operations during adverse weather conditions, when their aircraft are offline for routine servicing and when, in some circumstances, it is quicker to get to the patient by road than by air.
Life-saving emergency services charity, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) have welcomed two brand-new hi-tech promotional fundraising vehicles to their fleet.
The £5,470.89 was raised through employee engagement activities (including a coast to coast ride), Easter egg and Christmas events, and a recycling initiative, where employees were asked to recycle ear plugs (part of their personal protective equipment).
A pupil at New Mill Junior School has received a ‘Covid-19 Community Award’ from Selby District Council after raising £3,500 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance
As COVID-19 and its impact continues to progress into the autumn and winter months, fundraising activity is still significantly decreased, mainly because larger gatherings are still prohibited. As a result, the life-saving emergency service Charity has seen a much larger hit to their financial income than initially predicted, and as such, now estimate that fundraising deficit for the Charity stands in the region of £1.2M.
Jack cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats in five days, cycling 173 miles a day
Businesses, community groups and individuals across Yorkshire have united to help the Yorkshire Air Ambulance celebrate their 20th anniversary and have raised an impressive £3,840 for the rapid response charity.
Armadillo Self-storage in Sheffield Parkway has now donated £14,093 worth of storage space to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) has begun trialling contactless donations at Farmer Copleys in Pontefract, thanks to Yorkshire Payments.
Newly opened Shed 30 café in Kirbymoorside raise over £400 for YAA heroes
Warrington based company SorryMate.com have pledged over £1,000 per year to support the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and to help keep them saving lives of motorcyclists across the region.
Equestrian event organisers, Rockwood Events, have raised over £10,000 for rapid response charity, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance volunteer Jean Dixon has been awarded a British Empire Medal in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Seven year old Emily from Morley, West Yorkshire has been honoured with a Special Achievement Award by the Mayor of Morley for her fundraising efforts.
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) has received several phone calls to the Charity HQ recently regarding unsolicited ‘door knockers’ operating in the North and West Yorkshire regions claiming to be from the ‘Air Ambulance’.