Emergency Services Family Fun Day comes to Bournemouth this summer!

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be bringing its Emergency Services Family Fun Day to Kings Park, Bournemouth on Saturday 22 July from 11am to 4pm. Following two very successful years at Poole Park, the free family event is making the move to Kings Park, Bournemouth to help the emergency services engage with […]

Three new AW169 Air Ambulance helicopters take to the sky

It was a spectacular sight as three brand-new AW169 helicopters took to the skies for the very first time last week. This rare occurrence took place in the skies above Gloucester Airport, home of Specialist Aviation Services, where the three aircraft had been undergoing medical fit-outs to become the UK’s first AW169 Air Ambulances. The […]

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Dairy Dawdlers Charity Challenge

BV Dairy in Shaftesbury are taking on a huge sporting challenge for the very first time – all in the name of charity. On Saturday 17 June, a team of 4 (including BV Dairy’s Managing Director, Jim Highnam) are competing in a triathlon type event in the glorious but very rugged terrain near Keswick in […]

New Era For Air Ambulance Patients In Dorset and Somerset

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is delighted to announce that its new AgustaWestland 169 (AW169) helicopter entered into service this afternoon. This becomes the first AW169 to enter air ambulance operational service in the UK and is the culmination of years of planning and development.   The aircraft was selected following an extensive evaluation process.  Its […]


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