Great North News – The next generation

Since the previous edition of our newsletter, we’ve welcomed a new helicopter to our fleet, launched an overnight car service in Cumbria and appointed a new chief executive. You can read our most recent newsletter here to find out more about the impact your donations continue to have on our service and meet the people … Continued

“We will forever be grateful”

The two-year-old from Ousby knocked over a jug of boiling water, scalding his shoulder. His quick-thinking mum, Hannah Shaw, 27, doused Oliver in cold water to cool him down. She said: “It all happened in slow motion. He just pulled the jug down, he was screaming, but I just instinctively got him in the bath … Continued

Walkers wanted to trek for the Great North Air Ambulance Service

The Great North Air Ambulance Service is offering two new challenges to raise funds while giving people the chance to climb some of the world’s most famous peaks.  Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s tallest freestanding volcano. The expedition to the peak will begin on 1 February 2021 and participants … Continued

Charity Golf Day for GNAAS

The Great North Air Ambulance Service is holding a Charity Golf Day on Thursday 16 July 2020 at Rockliffe Hall Golf Course, near Darlington. All proceeds will go towards the service, which is called to more than 1600 people every year and needs to raise £5.2 million every year to operate. The Charity Golf Day … Continued

Glitz and glamour at the charity ball

The lifesaving charity is preparing to host its annual Air Angels ball, held at the Hilton, Newcastle Gateshead. Last year’s ball raised £22,823.25 and it is hoped that the 2020 event will raise even more money to fund the charity’s three helicopters and all-night rapid response cars. Book your tickets now The charity ball is … Continued

Great North Run 2020 Places

Winding its way from the centre of Newcastle to the seafront at South Shields, the world-famous Great North Run never fails to deliver an incredible atmosphere. In 2019 we were lucky to have more than 200 runners joining us as part of #TeamGNAAS, whose every stride is helping to provide critical care in Cumbria, the … Continued

Volunteer at the Great North Run

We need volunteers to help support this amazing event and show our runners just how fantastic they are. If you’re keen as mustard to meet new people and full of beans about supporting a great cause, then we’d love you to join us. Our volunteer coordinator, Ben McWilliams, has all the information you need to … Continued

Fundraising through Facebook

  Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday or an anniversary, asking for donations in lieu of presents is a great way to support a cause you care about. By supporting the Great North Air Ambulance on Facebook, you are helping save the lives of people day after day. How to set … Continued

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