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Maize Maze now open at Darts Farm!

Posted by on July 20th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Maize Maze now open at Darts Farm!

Each year, thanks to the artistic skills of the farm team at Darts Farm, an amazing Maize Maze is designed and created within their fields in Topsham and this year is no different! In celebration of the Devon Air Ambulance’s 25th Anniversary, a ‘propelling’ design has been cut into the field of maize and is now open to the public to enjoy.

Costing £1 per child, all of the money raised by the Maize Maze will be donated to DAA. Children can enjoy navigating their way through the field, where they can locate clues to uncover a...

Devon Air Ambulance's free afternoon of live entertainment at the Den, Teignmouth

Posted by on June 28th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Devon Air Ambulance's free afternoon of live entertainment at the Den, Teignmouth

Devon Air Ambulance’s annual Motorcycle Ride Out is returning to the Den, Teignmouth, on Sunday 9th July 2017 with an afternoon of live entertainment from 1pm. This event is free for all to attend in support of Devon Air Ambulance (DAA).

DAA have a great line up of local bands including Littermouth, Five Finger Discount, Thick as Thieves and The Rock Section, with tech provided by Big Bear Recordings.

DAA are encouraging all friends and families of the riders, as well as locals and holiday-makers, to come along and enjoy this free afternoon. The first sets of riders are...

Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir Concert at the Cathedral in support of Devon Air Ambulance

Posted by on June 23rd 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir Concert at the Cathedral in support of Devon Air Ambulance
 

Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir (BSMVC) will support Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) in celebration of their 25th year of service with a gala concert at Exeter Cathedral this summer.

The concert, at 7:30pm on Saturday 5th August, will feature BSMVC, directed by Michael Graham, performing a mixture of popular and traditional songs from their wide repertoire, set to entertain a broad audience.

The concert will feature special guests Tim Mirfin, Bass, and Iryna Ilnytska, Mezzo Soprano, both of whom have appeared in concerts and operas around the world, and David Davies, previously Assistant Director of Music at...

Devon Air Ambulance’s annual Motorcycle Ride Out returns to the Den this July

Posted by on June 7th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Devon Air Ambulance’s annual Motorcycle Ride Out returns to the Den this July

Devon Air Ambulance (DAA) are excited to announce that this year’s Motorcycle Ride Out, sponsored by Bridge Motorcycles, will return to the Den, Teignmouth on Sunday 9th July 2017.

It is anticipated in the region of 1000 bikes will enter this year’s Ride Out which will start from Trago Mills, Newton Abbot, from where the bikes will set off in small groups from 10:30am. Registration will open at 9am. The bikes will then follow an approximate 80 miles marshalled route through the stunning Devon countryside before arriving at the Den, Teignmouth, from lunch time.

Entry is...

Explore Devon by Motorcycle

Posted by on May 30th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Explore Devon by Motorcycle

Exploring Devon by motorcycle is great, with so much of it to see and so many roads to travel! From the rugged moors to glorious coastal views and tiny fishing villages, Devon has so much to show both keen motorcyclists and more tentative beginners. The winding country roads show a different picture postcard view with every bend.

If that sounds good, then our Motorcycle Ride Out 2017, sponsored by Bridge Motorcycles, is an event not to be missed! The ride will be taking place on Sunday 9th July, and will cover around 80 miles of glorious scenery. Not only that, but you’ll...

Dartmoor hotel supports Air Ambulance with a Devon food showcase

Posted by on May 22nd 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Dartmoor hotel supports Air Ambulance with a Devon food showcase

The famous and historic Two Bridges Hotel in the heart of Dartmoor has pledged its support for Devon Air Ambulance with a charity dinner to be held later this year.

Award-winning Executive Chef Mike Palmer has created an exceptional five course menu showcasing some of the best Devon produce of the season, and the menu will be paired with fine wines from the hotel’s cellars.

All profits from the black-tie dinner, on Thursday 5th October, will be donated to the Devon Air Ambulance Trust.

Mike Coombes, Sales and Marketing Manager at Warm Welcome Hotels, commented: “Given the location of the...

Devon Air Ambulance Chair Heads to Everest Base Camp

Posted by on May 15th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Devon Air Ambulance Chair Heads to Everest Base Camp

Devon Air Ambulance Trust Former Chair, Anita Newcombe, along with her husband Richard, will undertake an intrepid trek to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance’s new Night Flying Programme.

Anita has been a trustee of DAAT for the last 6 years, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the last 4 years and completes her tenure on 18 May 2017. To mark her departure from the Board and her handover to the incoming Chair, Anita has chosen to raise funds by undertaking this exciting and challenging 18-day expedition.

Anita and Richard will fly into Kathmandu, Nepal, in...

Devon Air Ambulance wish the best of luck to their supporters in the 2017 London Marathon

Posted by on April 21st 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Devon Air Ambulance wish the best of luck to their supporters in the 2017 London Marathon

This Sunday, the 23rd April 2017, one of the world’s most prolific events in the fundraising calendar, the London Marathon, is back for its 37th year. UK applications for ballot places reached a record this year at over 250,000.

With limited places available for this year’s London Marathon, Devon Air Ambulance are proud of their supporters who have secured a place and extremely grateful to them for choosing to raise funds.

Andrew is a third-year student paramedic at Plymouth University, he completed his student elective placement in prehospital care and spent some time with the crew of Devon Air Ambulance....

Flying feathers raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance

Posted by on February 15th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

Flying feathers raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance

Exeter Racecourse’s annual Clydesdale race, traditionally held every year on Devon Day, has raised nearly £5000 for Devon Air Ambulance.

The feathers were flying as Dartmoor’s famous racing Clydesdales came thundering down the home straight ridden by professional jockeys last November.

Noel Fehily, Aiden Coleman, James Best, Daryl Jacob, Tom Bellamy and Sean Bowen were on board the gentle giants with the eventual winner Midge.

“It’s a great cause, a good bit of fun and it’s great for the people that brought their horses here – well done to them. I’m delighted that such a significant amount has been...

The infamous Ilfracombe Rotary Club's StarTrek Charity Night Walk is returns in March 2017!

Posted by on February 13th 2017 in Events, Fundraising

The infamous Ilfracombe Rotary Club's StarTrek Charity Night Walk is returns in March 2017!

The infamous Ilfracombe Rotary Club’s StarTrek Charity Night Walk returns on the weekend of March 4 and 5 and this year the local charities supported will be Children’s Hospice South West, North Devon Hospice and Devon Air Ambulance.

This exhilarating event involves teams of 4-6 people finding their way overnight around a secret route in the heart of Exmoor. Paul Williams from Ilfracombe Rotary said: ‘We can’t believe that 2017 will be the 25th year of this very worthwhile challenge. Over the years we have raised in excess of £800,000 for local charities and we’re delighted to be once...



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