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OCT 20

Armadillo Self-Storage at Sheffield Parkway reach £14,000 donation milestone for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Armadillo Self-Storage at Sheffield Parkway reach £14,000 donation milestone for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Armadillo Self-storage in Sheffield Parkway has now donated £14,093 worth of storage space to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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OCT 20

Contactless Payments

Yorkshire Air Ambulance goes contactless in Yorkshire thanks to Brighouse Company Yorkshire Payments

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) has begun trialling contactless donations at Farmer Copleys in Pontefract, thanks to Yorkshire Payments.

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OCT 20

Newly opened Shed 30 café in Kirbymoorside raise over £400 for YAA heroes

Newly opened Shed 30 café in Kirbymoorside raise over £400 for YAA heroes

Newly opened Shed 30 café in Kirbymoorside raise over £400 for YAA heroes

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OCT 20

SorryMate pledge over £1,000 a year to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

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.

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OCT 20

Rockwood Events - Equestrian event organisers Raise Money for YAA

Equestrian event organisers jump to YAA aid with £10,000 donation

Equestrian event organisers, Rockwood Events, have raised over £10,000 for rapid response charity, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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OCT 20

Jean Dixon who was awarded a British Empire Medal

Yorkshire Air Ambulance volunteer Jean Dixon honoured with British Empire Medal

Yorkshire Air Ambulance volunteer Jean Dixon has been awarded a British Empire Medal in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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SEP 20

Seven year old Emily honoured with Special Achievement Award from Mayor of Morley for fundraising efforts

Seven year old Emily honoured with Special Achievement Award from Mayor of Morley for fundraising efforts

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.

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SEP 20

Clarification on ‘door knockers’ in North and West Yorkshire

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’.

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AUG 20

Jonathan Binnine Line Pilot for YAA

Jonathan Binnie joins Yorkshire Air Ambulance as new Line Pilot

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) are delighted to announce that Jonathan Binnie has joined the charity as their new Line Pilot.

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AUG 20

10,000 paper angels exhibited at Ripon Cathedral

Volunteers create over 10,000 paper angels during lockdown for Ripon Cathedral charity project

An army of volunteers across Yorkshire have helped to create over 10,000 origami angels during lockdown, to be exhibited at Ripon Cathedral for their Wing and a Prayer project, raising vital funds for the Cathedral and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA).

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AUG 20

Moorland Organisation with a cheque for the YAA

North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Organisation reach £25,000 fundraising milestone for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Organisation (NYMMO) have surpassed their £25,000 fundraising milestone for the life-saving rapid response charity, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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AUG 20

Mayor of Harrogate

Mayor of Harrogate raises £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Mayor of the Borough of Harrogate, Councillor Stuart Martin MBE has presented the Yorkshire Air Ambulance with £10,000 after nominating the life-saving charity as the Mayor’s ‘Charity of the Year’ for the mayoral year 2019-2020

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JUL 20

Image of both Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopters flying over Yorkshire

The return of fundraising activities

YAA implements Covid-19 specific risk assessment to enable return of fundraising activities

3

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 Steve who collided with tractor is set to appear on Helicopter ER

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 in the Cathedral

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

Dale Newman Rescued | Yorkshire Air Ambulance Charity

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

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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COVID-19 UPDATE
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