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Just a reminder that you can keep up-to-date with the team on Facebook and Twitter on the following links: Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/EttingtonCFRTwitter – https://twitter.com/EttingtonCFR If you use Facebook, please go to this page and ‘Like’ us. If you use Twitter, please go to this page and elect to ‘Follow ‘ us.

Ettington Resident to undertake sponsored Mountain Marathon to raise funds for ECFRS

On June 23rd, Ettington resident, Ian Law , will run the demanding half-marathon route of the Trail Marathon Wales in the Coed-y-Brenin forest in the Snowdonia National Park. He is doing this to raise funds for Ettington Rovers Football Club and Ettington Community First Responder Team. Proceeds will be split equally between both organizations. Ian …

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Team’s First Responders complete training update and revalidation with WMAS

On Saturday 21st January, all the team’s Community First Responders (CFRs) met at Newbold-on-Stour village hall for our annual training update and revalidation (assessment) w ith West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS). John Davies, WMAS CFR Trainer, ran the session for us. As ever, it was a valuable refresher on existing and new procedures. Although all …

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Summary of Ettington CFR Team’s 2011 Callout Statistics

2011 Callout Statistics In 2011, we were called to 183 incidents (compared to 106 for 2010). These callouts all arose from ‘999’ calls by members of the public; mostly across the villages in our primary coverage area but occasionally further afield such as Stratford-upon-Avon. In all cases, West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) requested the deployment …

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Ettington CFR Team develops special SatNav functionality for CFR use

Performance Products Ltd and Ettington CFR Team have worked together to develop a SatNav which provides precise navigation to emergency incidents. Ettington CFR Team, which works with West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS), is despatched to life threatening and serious incident arising from 999 calls to provide emergency medical care ahead of the arrival of the …

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Halford villagers raise a further £400 for Ettington CFR Scheme

On Wednesday 7th December 2011, Halford villagers presented Ettington CFR Team with a cheque for £400. This followed a concerted and focussed fundraising campaign within the village under the tireless work of Halford resident, Mrs Ann Harris. The cheque was presented to five members of Ettington CFR Scheme at a small ceremony at Halford Village …

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End of Year update on Ettington CFR Scheme in Village Newsletters

As we approach the end of the year, we thought that you’d be interested to hear what’s been happening in our team in 2011. 2011 has been another tremendously successful year for us. We now have nine Community First Responders (CFRs) based in Alderminster, Ettington, Halford, Newbold-on-Stour, Pillerton Hersey and Pillerton Priors. All have been …

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