Theft of Safety Equipment from Ettington CFR Team Car

In June 2013, we were shocked by the theft of the amber strobe light from the team car whilst it was parked overnight in Newbold-on-Stour. This incident was followed, within days, by some amazing fundraising support from villagers in Newbold-on-Stour and by Tredington Parish Council. The following article appeared in the Stratford Herald on 18th …

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End of Year update on Ettington CFR Scheme in Village Newsletters

Well, another year is almost over and it’s time for the annual update from the Ettington Community First Responder Team. 2012 has been another interesting year for us with a few personnel changes, some fantastic village events and the first full year of use for our scheme car. Firstly, we would like to take time …

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Post-qualification update training session

On 13 October, the team attended an update training session together with colleagues from local teams (Shipston-on-Stour, Oxhill, Wellesbourne, Avon Valley, Long Compton). The session was devised by the Ettington team to provide some further specific training to help our CFRs optimise the service that we deliver to our patients. We are very grateful to …

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Ettington CFR Team joins Henley-in-Arden CFR Team to celebrate their launch

On Saturday 22 July, two of our CFRs, Gill and Russ, represented our team at Henley-in-Arden CFR team’s launch event. For the first time in many week’s the sun shone for the opening ceremony held in the town’s market cross. Speeches were given by John Pudney of Henley CFR Team and Sir Graham Meldrum (WMAS …

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The Gourmetisers Golf Society swing in to action for Ettington Community First Responder Scheme

On 30th May at the Chequers Public House in Ettington, Members of Ettington CFR Scheme met with the Chairman of The Gourmetisers Golf Society, Mr Cecil Anderson, to receive a very welcome donation of £570. The occasion was also the first public outing of the Scheme’s Ex-West Midlands Ambulance Authority fast response vehicle since it …

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