December 2014: 50 years of Drink Driving campaign

AHS Bedford J1 Ambulance outside Gloucester College taking part in a celebration of the 50 years of Drink Driving campaign with one of our directors Malcolm Tomlinson.

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December 2014: filming for the TV series WPC56

AHS Austin Pricess Ambulance filming for the TV series WPC56 in the West Midlands

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October 2014: Papplewick Pumping Station

18th 19th October at Papplewick Pumping Station 1940’s event. This massive steam pumping station provided the City of Nottingham with drinking water. During the morning on Sunday an open air service with an act of Remembrance was held.

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October 2014: A service to celebrate the life of Donald Wright

One of our most loyal volunteers for 20 years, we were proud to carry Don on his final journey in one of his favourite Heritage Ambulances. With our Two Motorcycles an escort was provided to the Crematorium to await the fly over of the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance before the service. Don was a great person to work with at both Retford Ambulance Station and as Liaison Officer at Kings Mill hospital.

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September 2014: The Home Front 1939 – 1945

The AHS participated on Saturday and Sunday in dealing with mass casualties and deaths after the very realistic DoodleBug raid on the Abbey at Rufford Country Park,along with the AFS and wartime medical sevices giving the public a very realistic reminder of our wartime history.After the event the public were shown the art of casualty injury make-up,and machinery used in these circumstances.

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August 2014: EMAS Open Morning

Wednesday 27th August we attended the EMAS Open morning with our BMC LD Ambulance along with other resources including the HART Team,Lincs and Notts AirAmbulance display and the Police.The Venue, The Showroom Conference Centre Tritton Road LINCOLN.

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August 2014: Worksop Library

AHS provided a Paramedic motorcycle including Paramedic and Emergency Ambulance to demonstrate the appropriate services to the public with Police and Fire service.
Several events have been held at Nottinghamshire libraries including this one at Worksop. AHS also displayed equipment used by the Ambulance service since the formation of the NHS.

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July 2014: Ambulex

Ambulex is the UK exhibition exclusively targeting ambulances, ambulance support, accessible and community vehicles and related equipment. It attracts visitors from the public, private and volunteer transport fleet manager sectors, senior NHS Trust managers, community and accessible transport providers. Ambulex attracts international visitors and trade suppliers. Source:www.ambulex.com

1959 Austin Princess in the Livery of Birmingham Fire and Ambulance Service

Ambulex 2014 AHS Stand

The Worcestershire County Council liveried Landrover joined the Austin at AMBULEX a short time later due to a technical hitch on the motorway.