Air ambulance service named Bristol Airport’s charity partner

Great Western Air Ambulance. Picture: Tammy Lynn Kwan

Great Western Air Ambulance. Picture: Tammy Lynn Kwan - Credit: TAMARA LYNN KWAN

An air ambulance service has been chosen as Bristol Airport’s charity partner for 2019.

The Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWACC) provides critical care and air ambulance services to people living in North Somerset, Bristol and Gloucestershire.

The charity had a record number of call outs in 2018, attending to 1,887 incidents across the region,

GWAAC corporate partnerships coordinator Holly Adlem said: “We’re so grateful to have been chosen as Bristol Airport’s charity of the year.

“The service relies complete on support from our community so to have Bristol Airport on board will make a massive difference.

You may also want to watch:

“We can continue to provide a life-saving service to people who need it most.”

Last year the airport raised more than £20,000 for Children’s Hospice South West and runs events with collections held at terminals featuring raffles and cake sales.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter