Air ambulance opens first shop in Coventry

Wednesday 28 November 2012 Updated: 29/11 11:02

Latest News

Buy photos » Paramedics Paul Mullins and Philippa Gibbs with air ambulance chief executive Andy Williamson and shop manager Mel Taff. 48.012.031.cov.nc1

THE Coventry Airport-based Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) has opened its first fund-raising shop in the city.

The store in Daventry Road, Cheylesmore opened for business on Tuesday. It is the charity's ninth shop to open since the first in Rugby back in 2010.

All items sold there will go towards the £5,000 its costs every day to send the helicopter to 999 calls.

Emma Vithlani, director of retail and trading, said: "We’re extremely excited to be opening our first shop in Coventry."

Regional news »


Rugby Observer
Rolling Stones in Rugby

IT has been 50 years since one of the most ...

Solihull Observer
Tinkerbell is as light as a fairy

THE UNION Theatre have “lost” the equivalent of two cast ...

Leamington Observer
Serious injuries following crashes

A DRIVER was freed from this car after it was ...

Redditch Standard
Redditch vets donate to Manchester Dogs' Home

THE POOR pooches caught up in an arson attack which ...