Northam Farm Holiday Park raises £3,300 for air ambulance
Brean holiday park has raised over £3,300 for Dorset &
Somerset Air Ambulance.
Farm Holiday Park presented a bumper cheque for £3,344.78
to the charity on Tuesday (November 21st).
Butson, Head of Reception at Northam Farm Holiday Park, said: "The
money was raised thanks to the generosity of the country and westerners
at the recent 10-day festival held in Brean at the end of September."
helicopter is totally run by donations - and money not only keeps
helicopter in service but also covers cost of crew, doctors, consultants,
anesthetists as well as all the medical equipment. Also included
is the extra training medical crew need to work on a helicopter."
cost £2,500.00 every time it takes off. The new helicopter
is called Pegasus and is equipped to carry 2 casualties with access
to the full body. There
are six helicopters covering the south west, controlled by a skilled
operator based in Exeter."
Northam Farm's Judy Butson and Amanda Williams presenting the money
to the Air Ambulance's Anita Townsend