We are delighted to announce that Thames Valley Air Ambulance have become the official corporate partners with Big Yellow Self Storage.
Big Yellow Self Storage has chosen to support the Thames Valley Air Ambulance in their Reading, Slough, Oxford and High Wycombe stores as part of their local charity initiative, facilitating free storage space for the Charity to use.
Mitch Boyd, Store Manager of Big Yellow Self Storage in Reading, said: “It is important to us that charities with strong local links, providing vital services such as this are helped as much as ...
Sunday 1st November 2015 saw a cavalcade of motorcyclists from Wycombe MAG, ride from the H-Café in Berinsfield to RAF Benson, home to Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
Wycombe MAG held a number of events this year including a Christmas Party, a Burlesque Evening, and a summer Bike Rally. The Christmas Party started the year as a way of letting their hair down and having some fun, in preparation for the hard work to come.
April saw the “The Dirty Donkey”, take place at the Black Horse Pub in Great Missenden. This annual, traditional one-night biker party in a field, ...
Thames Valley Air Ambulance has been awarded for the significant impact it has made to the region at the Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards, held in Reading on Thursday 19 November 2015.
Winning ‘Charity of the Year’, sponsored by James Cowper Kreston, the Charity demonstrated to the judges outstanding achievement and service to its beneficiaries, innovative fundraising ideas, and achievement of its goals over the course of the last year.
Mark McGeown, Chief Executive of Thames Valley Air Ambulance said; “This award is a wonderful accolade for the ...
Thames Valley Air Ambulance paramedic Gerry Lea has been named Air Ambulance Paramedic of the Year at the national Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2015 for his role in a challenging patient rescue earlier this year.
Citing ‘exemplary patient care’, the award was given to Gerry, who is based at RAF Benson in Oxfordshire, for his vital intervention when he jumped into the River Thames at Wallingford in May to rescue a man that had become critically unwell in the water.
With a steep river bank, and no way to get the patient out without extra assistance, Gerry ...
Thames Valley Air Ambulance’s (TVAA’s) life-saving emergency medical doctors, paramedics and pilots, have been awarded for their commitment to delivering the highest level of emergency medical care to those that need it in Berkshire.
TVAA air crew attended the Pride of Reading Awards on Friday 6 November at the Madejski Stadium and were honoured to receive the 999 Emergency Services 2015 award sponsored by Phoenix Security Training, given to a healthcare team that have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
The ‘paramedic physician partnership’ of ...
We have had an absolutely fantastic fundraising year at the Oracle Shopping Centre in Reading, but we need your help at the final December collection to smash our £15,000 target!
Thank you to everyone that has helped us out so far this year to raise nearly £6,000, as well as the Oracle Shopping Centre who awarded us a very generous grant of £5,000.
Kate Martin, Community Fundraising Manager for Berkshire, said; “We wouldn’t have been able to raise such a substantial amount of money this year without all of our amazing supporters that volunteered to help ...
Longstanding supporter, My Sporting Times, has kindly offered a free space in three of their upcoming endurance events in Berkshire for Thames Valley Air Ambulance supporters:
The Mapledurham ten mile run, which takes place on November 29th - http://www.mapledurhamten.co.uk
Muddy Welly, a 10k trail run, which takes place on December 20th - http://www.muddywelly.com
And to burn of all the Christmas pudding, the Gut Buster, a 10 mile multi-terrain run, which takes place on December 28th - http://www.thegutbuster.co.uk
If you would like to register your interest ...
Huge congratulations to Tom Lowery from Hampshire who ran the Basingstoke Half Marathon on Sunday 4 October to raise funds for Thames Valley Air Ambulance.
The Charity is a cause very close to Tom’s heart after his close friend Lynn was seriously injured in a horse-riding accident earlier this year. Lynn sustained a life-threatening head injury and was stabilised at the scene by our paramedics before being flown to specialist trauma centre, the John Radcliffe hospital and has since gone on to make a full recovery.
Tom raised a fantastic £3,000, completing the ...
Thames Valley Air Ambulance has officially launched the operation of its new Airbus H135 helicopter, equipped and ready for night flying. The new air ambulance with its specialist night-vision kit will enable doctor-led crews to bring their life-saving care to the most seriously ill or injured people by night as well as by day, meaning more lives can be saved across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
Sir Tim Jenner, TVAA Chairman, says: “Our doctor and paramedic crews deliver an advanced level of critical care to stabilise patients at the scene, ...
We are very lucky to have lots of former patients who want to support the Charity by volunteering, sharing their stories or fundraising as their way of saying thank you.
Earlier this summer, Georgie Horlock and her family held a quiz and auction night in aid of the air ambulance and raised nearly £11,000 plus Gift Aid!
Georgie, 24, needed our vital intervention last November when she had a sudden cardiac arrest at Bicester Village shopping centre. Unable to breath on her own, our medical team had to induce her into a coma and fly her to the specialist cardio unit at ...