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An evening with Mark Wood, Professional Explorer

Thank you to everyone who came to fill an Ettington Chase hotel conference room, support Ettington CFR Scheme and enjoy an evening in the company of Mark Wood, professional explorer, speaker and educator. The invitation to this event had promised an inspirational evening of insight to Mark’s exploring life, in so doing helping us realise …

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2015 Review

Ettington Community First Responder Scheme provides emergency medical response to 999 calls in the Stourdene area on a voluntary basis in conjunction with West Midlands Ambulance Service. The Scheme receives no government funding and relies on fundraising and donations to provide the equipment carried by the Community First Responders (CFRs) which includes a defibrillator. We …

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JH Thorp Peugeot specialists and used car sales comes to the rescue

With its Ambulance Service radio and high visibility markings the scheme car not only allows us to maintain contact with the Emergency Operations Centre but it helps the following ambulance crew immediately know that they have arrived at the right place – and so plays key roles in our operation.  Unfortunately, two electrical problems recently …

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Ettington Community First Responder scheme appeals for new volunteers

With many thanks to John Hawker, Press Officer at Officialwmas, our Press Release has gone out to the Midlands Media this morning.The main theme of the Press Release is recruitment. It’s vital that we recruit additional First Responders in order to maintain and improve the cover that we provide to the community in partnership with …

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July 2013 becomes busiest month on record for Ettington CFR Team

July 2013 saw the team deployed 32 times in support of WMAS whose resources were very stretched during the heat wave. At the busiest times, we were called to incidents far outside our nominal coverage area. Prior to this, our busiest month since our launch (June 2009) was December 2010 when we were called out …

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