Ambulance funds total shoots up

This Is Wiltshire: Ed Davies, chairman of Bishops Cannings Cricket Club, presents the cheque to Matt Baskerville, paramedic at Wiltshire Air Ambulance Ed Davies, chairman of Bishops Cannings Cricket Club, presents the cheque to Matt Baskerville, paramedic at Wiltshire Air Ambulance

WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance has benefitted from the proceeds of a clay shoot organised by Bishops Cannings Cricket Club.

The clay shoot, at Wellington Barn, Calstone, in May raised almost £35,000 for various charities – the biggest amount in the four years it has been held.

The club handed over a cheque to the air ambulance of £7,000 and this brings the total raised for the life-saving charity to more than £40,000 in the past 14 years.

Club chairman Ed Davies said: “Wiltshire Air Ambulance has been our main beneficiary. It is a hugely worthwhile cause and everybody knows someone that the air ambulance has helped.

“To have that facility in our community is unparalleled.”

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