Amber Valley Info

On Saturday 31st August 2019, Andrew & Karen Wint, and Team Oakfield donated £6457.49 to Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA)





 













 

DLRAA Receives Huge Donation From Oakfield Farm From The Open Farm Sunday Event 2019

by on Monday 16 September 2019



On Saturday 31st August 2019, Andrew & Karen Wint, and Team Oakfield donated £6457.49 to Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA)



Andrew & Karen and Team Oakfield presented Richard, Julie & Grace Fletcher Derbyshire Community Representatives for DLRAA, with the cheque at Oakfield Farm. The donation was made from an event on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June, once again the very quiet village of Stanley Common become a bustling hive of activity as people flocked to join Andrew & Karen Wint from Oakfield Farm as they hosted a range of events and stalls as part of the Open Farm Sunday initiative. We had 2666 visitors for the weekend. The days offered many attractions, activities and culinary delights including the licenced bar from Nutbrook Brewery, and Jane’s Cider Bar, Helen’s Gin bar Hog Roast & Pizza Oven, cake, craft stalls & wood turning, sheep shearing, pony rides, face painting, Birds of Prey, farm tours and live rock bands which were, Mr Wolf, Tom Rhodes, Pigeon Pie, Verbal Warning, Luke Greenhough, Twenty Years, Harmonics Community Choir,  DJ Tobias & many more; The Pony Club had some fantastic displays, which included Suffolk Horse display, Oakfield Farm Native Pony Breeds, YE Display Team, Pony Club Mini Displays. there was something for just about everyone who visited the farm. v



We also celebrated 11 years of DLRAA and over the past 7 years these annual events have raised a total £64,611.71 for the DLRAA which is truly amazing the support and generosity of everyone who visits.


Richard said: “We were delighted to be presented with the cheque from Andrew & Karen Wint, and Team Oakfield, it will help us save 3 lives and will help buy some of the medical supplies we need to treat patients, DLRAA relies entirely on donations from members of the public as it receives no Government or National Lottery funding. Therefore, support from people such as Andrew & Karen, and Team Oakfield and everyone who supported this event really is invaluable and it goes a long way to helping to keep our lifesaving service flying and saving lives.”


Richard also said: I would like to personally thank everyone for their fantastic support to make this event truly amazing. This year we had the very changeling weather on  Saturday and it really made a big difference from last year, we also had some very special guests to help with the weekend and I would also like to thank them, Mark Vallis and the team from Derbyshire Blood Bikes, Adam and the crew at Ilkeston Community Fire Service. East Midlands Wood Recycling for building a Gin Bar. The 16th Ilkeston Scout Group also all the volunteers who made this event so special. Also, to our Pilot who did the fly over with the crew of HeliMed 54 on Saturday Afternoon which helped really boost the donations and lift the whole day.


We are already planning next year’s event which will be held on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th June 2020. Please come and join us in what should be another fantastic weekend of activities for all the family and help raise money for an amazing lifesaving service. If you would like to be part of the event please let me know richf75heli@gmail.com



When you’re fighting for your life, every second counts. For us, this makes every mission critical. DLRAA was formed in 2008, every day of the year your local air ambulance is helping save lives. Our critical care paramedics, trauma doctors and pilots fly an average of six rescue missions a day – from medical emergencies, to road traffic collisions, to sports injuries, to industrial accidents. Our rapid response gives people the very best chance of survival and recovery. But we couldn’t do this without people like you. We rely entirely on donations to raise the £1,700 we need to fund each rescue mission.


News Home Latest News News Search Submit News


Amber Valley Local News


DCG Students Take Control of Mental Wellbeing Derby College Group (DCG) has launched a special toolkit to help students recognise tri... read more

Derbyshire trains disrupted after animal hit on tracks An animal has been hit by a Derbyshire train - causing disruptions.... read more

Trial of man accused of murdering baby of a Derbyshire woman continues A trial involving a man who allegedly smothered to death the b... read more

Derbyshire Police officer 'slashed' with knife while arresting robbery suspect A Derbyshire Police officer has been hospitalised afte... read more

More news from Amber Valley











Cookies


Find out more about cookies we store on your computer.
Advertising


Find out about advertising on Amber Valley info.
Q R Codes


Find out about and download our QR Codes.
Social Media


Amber Valley Info are on Facebook and Twitter.
Legal Stuff


Read our copy of the sites terms and conditions.
Business Listings in Alfreton, Business Listings in Ripley, Business Listings in Heanor, Business Listings in Belper, Business Listings in Amber Valley, Business Listings in Somercotes, Business Listings in Swanwick, Business Listings in Loscoe, Business Listings in Codnor, Business Listings in Ambergate, Business Listings in Crich, Business Listings in South Wingfield, Business Listings in Denby, Business Listings in Heage, Business Listings in Kilburn, Business Listings in Duffield, Business Listings in Chesterfield, Business Listings in Derby, Business Listings in Nottingham, Business Listings in Derbyshire, Business Listings in East Midlands, Business Listings in Matlock, Business Listings in Ilkeston, Business Listings in Mansfield, Business Listings in Sutton In Ashfield, Business Listings in Kirkby In Ashfield, Business Listings in DE5, Business Listings in DE55, Business Listings in DE56