Pegasus announced as name for air ambulance helicopter

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is delighted to announce ‘Pegasus’ as the name for our AW169 helicopter. In August, we announced a competition to find a name for our aircraft and entries immediately began flooding in. By the time the closing date arrived, nearly one thousand entries had been received. A panel of judges which […]

Air Ambulance praises long standing volunteer Jim Burrows as he steps down

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance has paid tribute to one of their longest serving volunteers, Jim Burrows after he retired from his duties this month. Jim has been a stalwart member of the Charity’s volunteering team for over 13 years and during that time has been a key figure in helping to develop and maintain […]


In light of further publicity regarding the use of personal data, Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance can once again reassure the public that we do not share or transfer their personal information to other charities. Any data held by ourselves is for our own use and enables us to respond to requests for merchandise or […]

Employee at Dorchester Business raises £1,643 for Air Ambulance

Margaret Crabb, Administrator at Blueberry Mortgages in Poundbury was touched personally by the life-saving service that the Air Ambulance provides. Her son suffered life-threatening head injuries as a result of a serious farming accident which triggered the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance flying in and taking him to Southmead Hospital, Bristol. Margaret said when questioned […]


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