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Archive for February, 2015

Devon Air Ambulance Trust to benefit from Libor fund donation

Posted by on February 25th 2015 in General charity, General discussion, Operational

Devon Air Ambulance Trust to benefit from Libor fund donation

£5m Libor Donation to Air Ambulances ‘Will Save Hundreds of Lives Each Year’

Devon Air Ambulance Trust is one of several Air Ambulance charities in the UK set to benefit from a £5 million fund from Libor fines.

The Charity will receive £250,000 from the fund, which will contribute towards the cost of equipment needed for night flying in 2016.

Heléna Holt, Chief Executive of Devon Air Ambulance Trust said “We are delighted with the news that the Charity will receive such a large sum of money from the Libor Fund. This sum will go a long way in helping us to secure the...

We're celebrating becoming the first Air Ambulance Living Wage employer

Posted by on February 24th 2015 in Fundraising, General charity, General discussion

We're celebrating becoming the first Air Ambulance Living Wage employer

Devon Air Ambulance Trust is delighted to have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

Heléna Holt, Chief Executive of Devon Air Ambulance Trust, said “Without our fantastic team of staff and all our volunteers, we would not be able to sustain and deliver our life-saving service.  We pride ourselves on being a good employer and a forward thinking Charity.  We are delighted therefore to be the first Air Ambulance charity in the country to be accredited as a Living Wage employer.  This shows that we value all our staff and their wellbeing and we are committed to ensuring they all...

The Air Ambulance Paramedic Blog

Posted by on February 12th 2015 in General charity, General discussion, Operational

The Air Ambulance Paramedic Blog

Have you signed up or read The Air Ambulance Paramedic blog posts by our newest paramedic Dave Dungay yet?

Dave joined the aircrew at the end of 2014.  He wanted to document his journey from interview to the day to day life of an Air Ambulance paramedic so decided to keep a blog.

The latest instalment on clinical development is available at theairambulanceparamedic.wordpress.com

Bostin' Days CD

Posted by on February 10th 2015 in Fundraising

Bostin' Days CD

Bostin’ Days is a Levellers tribute album featuring tracks by over 30 artists to raise money for the Devon Air Ambulance Trust. The Levellers host their annual music festival, Beautiful Days, in August at Escot Park near Exeter. In 2014, an accident occurred on the final day of the festival while some structures on the site were being dismantled. Devon Air Ambulance Trust's helicopters were dispatched to airlift the two injured people to hospital.

Members of the Beautiful Days Chat Facebook group were very grateful for the help of the service, and wanted to do something in return.

The Bostin’ Days album was conceived by...

Calling keen photographers

Posted by on February 6th 2015 in Fundraising, General charity, Retail

Calling keen photographers

Calling keen photographers ...Have you got some great photos of Devon locations that you might like featured on one of our 2015 Christmas cards? The photos will be turned into a painting.

We're looking for photos of iconic and beautiful Devon locations - for example it could be a village street in North Devon, Torquay sea front, Exeter Cathedral or Tavistock town square. We would like a card for each of the East, North, South, West areas.

There's no prize but we will make sure that your name as 'Photo supplied by ...' will be on every single...



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