2 results for month: 07/2014


Ex-patient opens her garden for TVACAA!

Having suffered a severely broken foot 4 years ago, an ex-patient of the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance is now preparing to give something back to the Charity! Edna Szul from High Wycombe will be opening her garden in Booker Hill on Saturday 2nd August to help raise funds for the air ambulance Charity that helped to save her foot, having suffered a bad fall in the garden on the 21st June 2010. “What was the longest day of the year became a very long day indeed! I had been cleaning the outside windows that overlook our back garden when all of a sudden the safety ladder I was standing on went from underneath me. When I looked down the ...

Kiliclimbers Return!

Back in February of this year, the Charity were contacted by four courageous friends from Reading and informed our Berkshire Fundraising Manager, Kate Whelpdale, that they had decided to embark on a journey to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance! So inspired were they by the work of their local air ambulance, Darren Smith, Harry Turner, Dan Ronan and James Spencer climbed the 5,895m on Sunday 22nd June with the goal of raising £20,000. The team had hoped to complete this feat last September but unfortunately it had to be postponed due to injury. The team had not been deterred however and ...