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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

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JUL 20

I'Anson lorry

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

Tina and Ronan

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

2 helicopters and the horse

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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JUN 20

Family who volunteer for YAA

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

Helen Murray Sharpe fundraising for the YAA

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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JUN 20

Registered Volunteer John Mitchell after he was rescued by the YAA

Former Yorkshire Air Ambulance Patient Gives Back to Charity by becoming Registered Volunteer

In 2014, John Mitchell from Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire was crushed by a five and a half tonne machine at work. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance were dispatched and he was flown to Leeds General Infirmary.

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JUN 20

Dedicated volunteer Nichola Hawden

South Yorkshire Volunteer gives back to charity who saved dad Stephen Croft’s life

To help celebrate National Volunteer Week, which commences on June 1st , the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) are shining the spotlight on just a few of the many volunteers which help keep the life-saving charity flying across the region.

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MAY 20

YAA Helicopter from above

A Wing and a Prayer at Ripon Cathedral supports the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Ripon Cathedral is proud to announce that it is working alongside Yorkshire Air Ambulance, by asking for the generous support of the country to keep all heroes in their hearts during this uncertain time, with its ‘Wing and a Prayer’ project. 

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MAY 20

blood brothers on helicopter ER

Blood Brothers: The moment a 14 year old saves brother from life-threatening bleed to appear on Helicopter ER

The moment a 14 year old from Halifax saved his 17 year old brother from a life-threatening bleed in a remote area of Ogden Water is set to appear on Helicopter ER next week.

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MAY 20

Covid 19 mission image

Local Superhero answers plea from nine year old daughter to help cheer up children in West Yorkshire

A local superhero named UMan has been bringing cheer to the streets of West Yorkshire during lock down and raising vital funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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APR 20

YAA Helicopter

Coronavirus Operational Statement

24.04 Statement on behalf of Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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APR 20

The 2.6 Challenge for YAA fundraising oportuinity

Yorkshire Air Ambulance calls on supporters to join ‘The 2.6 Challenge’ on Sunday 26th April 2020

Join the YAA in the 2.6 challenge to help raise vital funds for the charity

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APR 20

Dead Pan Players

Dead Pan Players raise £7,200 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Candlelighters

A York based Amateur Dramatic Club have raised £7,200 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Leeds based charity, the Candlelighters

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APR 20

Owen McTeggart appointed as new YAA Chief Pilot

Owen McTeggart appointed as new YAA Chief Pilot

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance are delighted to announce the appointment of Owen McTeggart as their new Chief Pilot

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APR 20

YAA Helicopter flying over Yorkshire
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