Milton Keynes-based World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) driver James Nash survived his charity skydive last Sunday (16th September) and in the process raised more funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
Chipping Norton sportscar racer, Fergus Walkinshaw heads to the Michelin Ginetta GT Supercup rounds at Rockingham race circuit, on September 22 and23, with a new mission in mind. The 21 year-old will be driving awareness of National Air Ambulance Week 2012, September 24-30, within his new role as Motorsport Advocate for the Association of Air Ambulances.
From: RNLI Largs lifeboat station
Largs RNLI Lifeboat launches to fishing boat adrift with no steering.
On the afternoon of Thursday 20/09/2012 at 18 minutes past four Largs RNLI Lifeboat R A Wilson and her volunteer crew launched in response to a commercial fishing boat VENTURE in difficulty with two crew members on board.
7.30 pm on Thursday 4 October, Saxmundham Market Hall
Organic gardening guru and author Bob Flowerdew, best known for his lively contributions to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Gardeners’ World’ and to ‘Muck and Magic’ on Channel 4, is speaking on the subject of ‘No Work Gardening’ at Saxmundham Market Hall on Thursday 4 October. He will offer a wealth of labour-saving tips for every aspect of the garden and will also be taking questions. He will bring a selection of his books for signing if required.
Seven volunteers from Sunderland RNLI lifeboat station were last night presented with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by Nigel Sherlock; Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne & Wear at a special evening hosted by Sunderland Yacht Club.
This second edition has extended the coverage from 1999 to 2009 but follows the format of the first edition. Colour is only used for the covers. Each entry includes black and white photographs and/or drawings – this is a most detailed record of military aviation losses and will be greatly appreciated by aviation professionals and enthusiasts. It also provides an excellent source book for risk management professionals. In view of the recommended price, this book is outstanding value and the excellent selection of photographs and drawings will make this an attractive book for a much wider audience.
Dr Anya Wallace and Dr Adam Chesters with the new aircraft
Air ambulance charity herald new era as they take delivery of new night capable aircraft
A life saving charity took delivery of a new aircraft this morning (Tuesday 18 September) which will mean they are able to treat more people who become seriously ill or injured in the eastern region.
LUNCHTIME LECTURE – Search & Rescue in Pictures, Words & Deeds
5 Nov, 12.30pm
Join Lieutenant Commander Andy Watts as he talks about the work of 771 Naval Air Squadron, who provide Search and Rescue cover across the South West; 24 hours a day, every day of the year. They carry out over 200 rescues a year, often putting their own lives at risk, from sailors plucked to safety from their storm tossed vessels to rescuing swimmers, surfers and cliff walkers in difficulties around the region’s coastline.
Set lunch and lecture £14.50. Please call 01326 214546 for bookings.