As the Environment Agency together with Somerset County Council declares a ‘major incident’ on the vulnerable Somerset Levels, Local Resilience Forums (LRFs) up and down the country continue to maintain a cautious watch in anticipation of further flood warnings.
Author Archives: Will Ingleby
Civil Air Support Surveys Beach Cleaning Target Areas in Scotland
Five trillion pieces of plastic debris have found their way into seas and onto beaches around the world… Five trillion pieces of plastic debris have found their way into seas and onto beaches around the world, threatening the health of users and damaging the marine biodiversity that depends upon unpolluted sea and shores for survival. It’s a global problem but perhaps there’s a local solution
CAS Offer Woodland Surveys As Dudley And Eunice Wreak Havoc
Giving these two deep low-pressure systems friendly names has done little to disguise their destructive power. With wind gusts reaching 90 miles per hour in some parts of the UK, the Met Office is warning of significant disruption and a danger to life. We all hope that loved ones will remain safe, but asset ownersContinue reading “CAS Offer Woodland Surveys As Dudley And Eunice Wreak Havoc“
Civil Air Support Pilot Is The Fastest Milkman From The West!
Healthcare professionals have always promoted breast milk as the optimal source of infant nutrition and immune protection, but when mother and baby are separated by more than 220 miles of land and open sea, presenting baby to her mother’s breast is simply not an option! This became the case for a young mother at aContinue reading “Civil Air Support Pilot Is The Fastest Milkman From The West!“
Graham Mountford Discusses CAS On Flyer LiveStream
Our very own Graham Mountford (or “Seal Force 1” as he is now known!) joined the Flyer Livestream team on YouTube earlier this week to talk about Civil Air Support. It’s a great interview and starts at 37 minutes into the stream. Worth watching if you missed it first time around as it gives aContinue reading “Graham Mountford Discusses CAS On Flyer LiveStream“
Pilot And Bikers Race Against Clock In Life Saving Dash To The North
Civil Air Support (CAS) and SERV Wessex (a member organisation of the National Association of Blood Bikes) have united once again to deliver time-critical blood stem cells from a healthy donor in Salisbury District Hospital to a waiting patient in Newcastle Upon Tyne. With the NHS and Emergency Services under considerable pressure through the CovidContinue reading “Pilot And Bikers Race Against Clock In Life Saving Dash To The North“
Seal Of Approval For Civil Air Support
Civil Air Support (CAS) does not typically provide private charter flights for VIPs returning to their homes, but when the passenger is a rare Arctic Ringed Seal found hundreds of miles from his native land, the aviation charity are happy to make an exception. Named ‘Hispi’ by his carers at the Scottish Society for theContinue reading “Seal Of Approval For Civil Air Support“
Wheels And Wings When Minutes Matter!
Civil Air Support (CAS) and the National Association of Blood Bikes (NABB) united with the Northern Ireland Community Rescue Service to deliver time-critical bacteria from a healthy donor in Birmingham to a patient with an urgent need in an acute hospital in Belfast. There can be few better examples of voluntary organisations working together inContinue reading “Wheels And Wings When Minutes Matter!“