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Liverpool Echo
Suspect charged with attempted murder after man found unconscious in RuncornCheshire Constabulary spokesman said Runcorn Local Policing Unit (LPU) officers
Suspect charged with attempted murder after man found unconscious in Runcorn
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Cheshire Constabulary spokesman said Runcorn Local Policing Unit (LPU) officers attended the scene along with staff from North West Ambulance Service. A 32-year-old man from Runcorn was found unconscious in the middle of the road. The alleged... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Three incidents on busy afternoon for Coniston MRTMRT members went to help at 12.57pm and he was stretchered from the fell to a L
Three incidents on busy afternoon for Coniston MRT
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
MRT members went to help at 12.57pm and he was stretchered from the fell to a Land Rover. He was transferred to the North West Ambulance Service who took him to Furness General Hospital. While the first incident was underway, Team members... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Serious crash near Manchester Airport tunnel – latest updatesA538 stretch, which passes under the runway, but it was not in the tunnel itsel
Serious crash near Manchester Airport tunnel – latest updates
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
A538 stretch, which passes under the runway, but it was not in the tunnel itself. We’ve just had some information from the North West Ambulance Service on this incident. A spokeswoman said a man in his 80s was taken to Wythenshawe Hospital with a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Five injured after three cars crash on the M57close to junction seven, with two cars on the hard shoulder and one on the cent
Five injured after three cars crash on the M57
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
close to junction seven, with two cars on the hard shoulder and one on the central reservation when they arrived. The North West Ambulance Service confirmed that two women and two men, all believed to be in their 50s or 60s, suffered neck... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow town house has been lovingly restoredthey have lovingly restored their 1900s home to its former glory. Mrs Schollar
Barrow town house has been lovingly restored
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
they have lovingly restored their 1900s home to its former glory. Mrs Schollar, a team leader for patient transfer for the North West Ambulance Service, said: “The decor was nothing to be desired when we moved in. We basically stripped it back to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Number of staff attacks at Cumbria NHS trusts revealedNorth Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust recorded 116 assaults, 90 of which
Number of staff attacks at Cumbria NHS trusts revealed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust recorded 116 assaults, 90 of which involved 'medical factors'. The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, which covers all of Cumbria, saw 376 assaults against staff. David Walker, medical... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Woman taken to hospital after falling from bridge onto railway tracks belowbelow the bridge. “She was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hos
Woman taken to hospital after falling from bridge onto railway tracks below
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
below the bridge. “She was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital with back injuries. “Colleagues from Greater Manchester Police, the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue also attended the incide... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Inquest hears how tragic grandfather was flung from his stretcher during ambulance crashhad ‘more concerns than answers’. So Ms Robertson adjourned the inquest to hea
Inquest hears how tragic grandfather was flung from his stretcher during ambulance crash
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
had ‘more concerns than answers’. So Ms Robertson adjourned the inquest to hear from pathologist Dr Paiva Coreia and the North West Ambulance Service. Speaking after today’s evidence, A North West Ambulance Service spokesman offered their... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Recap: Hit and run leads to Liverpool city centre traffic chaossaid a woman has been taken to hospital with head injuries, but the injuries ar
Recap: Hit and run leads to Liverpool city centre traffic chaos
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
said a woman has been taken to hospital with head injuries, but the injuries are not thought to be life threatening. North West Ambulance Service said they have taken two people involved in the incident to Aintree and Royal Liverpool... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Hit and run leads to Liverpool city centre traffic chaos: updatessaid a woman has been taken to hospital with head injuries, but the injuries ar
Hit and run leads to Liverpool city centre traffic chaos: updates
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
said a woman has been taken to hospital with head injuries, but the injuries are not thought to be life threatening. North West Ambulance Service said they have taken two people involved in the incident to Aintree and Royal Liverpool... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Firefighters spent two hours rescuing a teenager after he got stuck in knee-deep mudthe rescue. The water team used two specialist inflatable platforms to get to t
Firefighters spent two hours rescuing a teenager after he got stuck in knee-deep mud
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
the rescue. The water team used two specialist inflatable platforms to get to the teenager and crews worked alongside the North West Ambulance Service HART (Hazardous Area Response Team) to move him. Crews were on the scene for two hours. Watch... Read more
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Pendle Today
Football teams get to the heart of the matterhave installed theirs at Victory Park after Pat Jones, manager of Barnoldswick
Football teams get to the heart of the matter
Pendle Today / Posted 10 days ago
have installed theirs at Victory Park after Pat Jones, manager of Barnoldswick Town’s Under 18’s, used his links with the North West Ambulance Service. He said: “The NWAS Trust were able to support us through external funding which meant we were... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man thrown from dinghy rescued in Walney Channeltheir boat house at Roa Island where he was treated and cared for by both RNLI
Man thrown from dinghy rescued in Walney Channel
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
their boat house at Roa Island where he was treated and cared for by both RNLI and Furness Coastguard until handed over to North West Ambulance Service. The crews said that luckily the man was wearing his life jacket and was well equipped. Without... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
A&E crisis as 800 Merseyside ambulances took more than an hour to hand over patientsPark Hospital, plus 8.3% at Aintree Hospital, 4.7% at Whiston Hospital and 4.3%
A&E crisis as 800 Merseyside ambulances took more than an hour to hand over patients
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 days ago
Park Hospital, plus 8.3% at Aintree Hospital, 4.7% at Whiston Hospital and 4.3% at the Royal Liverpool Hospital. The North West Ambulance Service says it now loses nearly 10 ambulances a day because paramedics are waiting so long at... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man thrown from dingy rescued in Walney Channeltheir boat house at Roa Island where he was treated and cared for by both RNLI
Man thrown from dingy rescued in Walney Channel
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
their boat house at Roa Island where he was treated and cared for by both RNLI and Furness Coastguard until handed over to North West Ambulance Service . The crews said that luckily the man was wearing is life jacket and was well equipped. Without... Read more
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Bolton News
‘Delighted’ duo up for first aid teaching prizerun the daily business of the Arena, greeting and assisting customers and ensur
‘Delighted’ duo up for first aid teaching prize
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
run the daily business of the Arena, greeting and assisting customers and ensuring events run smoothly. They went on a North West Ambulance Service course linked to the British Heart Foundation’s Heartstart initiative a few years ago to learn... Read more
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Bolton News
MP slams 'dismissive and uncaring' ambulance service over 999 caller being left on holdA BOLTON MP has slammed a “dismissive and uncaring” response from the North Wes
MP slams 'dismissive and uncaring' ambulance service over 999 caller being left on hold
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
A BOLTON MP has slammed a “dismissive and uncaring” response from the North West Ambulance Service on the issue of emergency patients being left on hold after calling 999. David Crausby, MP for Bolton North East, contacted the ambulance service... Read more
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Bury Times
Van driver airlifted to hospital after crash with lorrythe lorry in Bury and Bolton Road, near Watling Street, at around 2.45pm this a
Van driver airlifted to hospital after crash with lorry
Bury Times / Posted 13 days ago
the lorry in Bury and Bolton Road, near Watling Street, at around 2.45pm this afternoon. He was airlifted to hospital. A North West Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed that three people had been injured in the incident and taken to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
PCSO who broke leg while responding to concerns about rowdy youths in Didsbury faces 'long recovery'but hopefully he will be back with us soon. “On behalf of him and our team I w
PCSO who broke leg while responding to concerns about rowdy youths in Didsbury faces 'long recovery'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
but hopefully he will be back with us soon. “On behalf of him and our team I would like to thank the paramedics from @North West Ambulance Service who attended and the staff at Wythenshawe Hospital @UHSM who looked after him so well. “Also... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Pensioner taken to hospital after being hit by bus at Albert Dockthe dock just after 2pm today to reports a woman in her 70s had been struck by
Pensioner taken to hospital after being hit by bus at Albert Dock
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
the dock just after 2pm today to reports a woman in her 70s had been struck by a double-decker bus. Firefighters assisted North West Ambulance Service by setting up airbags as a precautionary measure and were at the scene for around 40... Read more
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Bolton News
Under pressure Royal Bolton Hospital expecting more patients after the closure of Chorley Hospital's emergency departmentare now back to normal at the department. A spokesman for Lancashire Teaching
Under pressure Royal Bolton Hospital expecting more patients after the closure of Chorley Hospital's emergency department
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
are now back to normal at the department. A spokesman for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said: “North West Ambulance Services has protocols in place to ensure patients are transferred directly to the most appropriate... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Allerton Road businesses pick up pieces after Mercedes smashes into shopson Sunday and it was down. “We can still run but it’s caused us issues.” The
Allerton Road businesses pick up pieces after Mercedes smashes into shops
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
on Sunday and it was down. “We can still run but it’s caused us issues.” The crash was reported to Merseyside Police and North West Ambulance Service at 4.10am on Sunday, April 17, and happened near to the Menlove Avenue and Queens Drive junction... Read more
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Daily Star
Tragedy as six-old boy dies of suspected heart attack outside Aldi storea good job - they didn’t give up on him." Mr Grainger added: “Thumbs up to tho
Tragedy as six-old boy dies of suspected heart attack outside Aldi store
Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
a good job - they didn’t give up on him." Mr Grainger added: “Thumbs up to those paramedics they were truly amazing.” A North West Ambulance Service spokesperson confirmed that the boy was treated by two off-duty paramedics before being taken to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Six-old boy dies after collapsing outside Aldi supermarkethope we never have to experience that again. “Thumbs up to those paramedics th
Six-old boy dies after collapsing outside Aldi supermarket
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
hope we never have to experience that again. “Thumbs up to those paramedics they were truly amazing.” A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed that the child was treated by two off-duty paramedics before being taken to hospital... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Boy who collapsed outside Aldi in Rochdale loses fight for lifehope we never have to experience that again. “Thumbs up to those paramedics th
Boy who collapsed outside Aldi in Rochdale loses fight for life
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
hope we never have to experience that again. “Thumbs up to those paramedics they were truly amazing.” A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed that the child was treated by two off-duty paramedics before being taken to hospital... Read more
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thebee
Anti-terrorism exercise coming to Lancashireattacks in the UK has come under scrutiny since ISIS bombers targeted Paris in
Anti-terrorism exercise coming to Lancashire
thebee / Posted 19 days ago
attacks in the UK has come under scrutiny since ISIS bombers targeted Paris in November and Brussels last month. The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) will be taking part in a statement they said: A spokesperson from the North West... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'We're already swamped' - anger as closure of Chorley's A&E to pile pressure on Blackburn's overloaded emergency departmentand the people that make these decisions live on another planet. They shouldn’t
'We're already swamped' - anger as closure of Chorley's A&E to pile pressure on Blackburn's overloaded emergency department
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
and the people that make these decisions live on another planet. They shouldn’t be shutting A&E’s anywhere.” The North West Ambulance Service said it plans to have more ambulances available to ‘mitigate the impact’ of the decision, which... Read more
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Pendle Today
Lancashire emergency services’ plan for terror attacklater this month. Planning for terror attacks has come under scrutiny since IS
Lancashire emergency services’ plan for terror attack
Pendle Today / Posted 20 days ago
later this month. Planning for terror attacks has come under scrutiny since ISIS bombers targeted Paris in November, the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) revealed in documents. “Naturally, and without hyperbole, it is unwise to reveal too... Read more
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thebee
Chorley will lose it's A&Eand clinical leads of the hospital trust, commissioners, local authority, Lanca
Chorley will lose it's A&E
thebee / Posted 21 days ago
and clinical leads of the hospital trust, commissioners, local authority, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and the North West Ambulance service, has met regularly to review the situation, assess risks and consider all the potential options... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Police continues probe into stabbing of man, 87, at house in Ashtonhospital for treatment. A rapid response vehicle was still outside the house t
Police continues probe into stabbing of man, 87, at house in Ashton
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
hospital for treatment. A rapid response vehicle was still outside the house two hours later, and a spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed they received another call to the address at 9.12am. A second person, believed to be... Read more
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Pendle Today
North West Ambulance Service recruiting staff from Poland amid staff shortageParamedics from Poland have clambered behind the wheel of North West Ambulance
North West Ambulance Service recruiting staff from Poland amid staff shortage
Pendle Today / Posted 21 days ago
Paramedics from Poland have clambered behind the wheel of North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) vehicles for the first time. The service has looked to the eastern European country, as well as Finland, to plug a shortfall in numbers blamed on a... Read more
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Bolton News
Teenager suffers serious head injuries after being knocked down by minicab outside Co-op food storesupermarket in Brownlow Way, Halliwell, at 8.25pm yesterday. Paramedics took t
Teenager suffers serious head injuries after being knocked down by minicab outside Co-op food store
Bolton News / Posted 22 days ago
supermarket in Brownlow Way, Halliwell, at 8.25pm yesterday. Paramedics took the teenager to the Royal Bolton Hospital, North West Ambulance Service said. Louise Green said on Facebook: "My boyfriend saw the aftermath on his way home and said... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
North West Ambulance staff donate special commendation prize to flood victimsAWARD-WINNING staff from North West Ambulance Service are donating their recent
North West Ambulance staff donate special commendation prize to flood victims
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
AWARD-WINNING staff from North West Ambulance Service are donating their recent award to the Cumbria Flood Appeal. At the Service’s Staff Awards in March, Trust Chair Wyn Dignan presented a Special Commendation award to the extraordinary efforts of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Paramedics and firefighters called to Widnes road traffic collisionwas trapped in the vehicles and the firefighters made the scene safe while para
Paramedics and firefighters called to Widnes road traffic collision
Liverpool Echo / Posted 23 days ago
was trapped in the vehicles and the firefighters made the scene safe while paramedics attended to ‘several’ casualties. A North West Ambulance Service spokeswoman told the Weekly News that a call was received at 4.55pm to the incident on Derby... Read more
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The News and Star
12-year-old taken to hospital with spinal injury after playing rugby in Cumbriaby road ambulance at about 1.20pm today. The Great North Air Ambulance Service
12-year-old taken to hospital with spinal injury after playing rugby in Cumbria
The News and Star / Posted 24 days ago
by road ambulance at about 1.20pm today. The Great North Air Ambulance Service's Pride Of Cumbria helicopter was called to the scene from its base in Langwathby. The aircrew doctor and paramedic assisted the North West Ambulance Service parame... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Shopper speaks of horror after seeing six-old boy suffer suspected cardiac arrest outside Aldihope we never have to experience that again. “Thumbs up to those paramedics th
Shopper speaks of horror after seeing six-old boy suffer suspected cardiac arrest outside Aldi
Manchester Evening News / Posted 25 days ago
hope we never have to experience that again. “Thumbs up to those paramedics they were truly amazing.” A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed that the child was patient was treated by two off-duty paramedics before being taken... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Cyclist fighting for life following collision with skip wagon in Oldhama collision involving a skip wagon in Oldham. The man, 55, was taken to Salfor
Cyclist fighting for life following collision with skip wagon in Oldham
Manchester Evening News / Posted 25 days ago
a collision involving a skip wagon in Oldham. The man, 55, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital in an ambulance by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). A spokesman for NWAS said he was suffering from some bleeding and a head... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Cyclist dies after collision involving skip wagon in OldhamA man, aged 55, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital in an ambulance by the Nort
Cyclist dies after collision involving skip wagon in Oldham
Manchester Evening News / Posted 25 days ago
A man, aged 55, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital in an ambulance by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). He later died in hospital suffering from a head injury. Greater Manchester Police cordoned off Shaw Road for several hours as they... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Off-duty medics save boy aged 6 after he collapses outside Aldi supermarketlittle lad was taken to the Royal Oldham Hospital. The boy was rushed to The R
Off-duty medics save boy aged 6 after he collapses outside Aldi supermarket
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
little lad was taken to the Royal Oldham Hospital. The boy was rushed to The Royal Oldham Hospital A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to the Aldi store at around 4pm on Friday to reports that a child had... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Boy, 6, saved by off-duty medics after suffering suspected cardiac arrest outside AldiRoyal Oldham Hospital. His condition is not known, but it’s believed he suffer
Boy, 6, saved by off-duty medics after suffering suspected cardiac arrest outside Aldi
Manchester Evening News / Posted 26 days ago
Royal Oldham Hospital. His condition is not known, but it’s believed he suffered a cardiac arrest. A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to the Aldi store at around 4pm to reports that a child had collapsed... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Safety warning after tidal siren goes mutethe assistance of Morecambe RNLI and its senior hovercraft commander, Harry Rob
Safety warning after tidal siren goes mute
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
the assistance of Morecambe RNLI and its senior hovercraft commander, Harry Roberts MBE said: “With the coastguard, North West Ambulance Service and RNLI volunteer crew working closely together it enabled the casualty to be quickly rescued... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Drainage delay puts Barrow health super centre plan in jeopardySurgery and Atkinson Health Centre, Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group, Cumbr
Drainage delay puts Barrow health super centre plan in jeopardy
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
Surgery and Atkinson Health Centre, Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the North West Ambulance Service. The centre will also include a pharmacy provider, health visitors, children’s services,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man cut free after leg trapped under heavy gate in Hale Village near Widnesthe casualty.” The spokesman added that he was then handed into the care of pa
Man cut free after leg trapped under heavy gate in Hale Village near Widnes
Liverpool Echo / Posted 28 days ago
the casualty.” The spokesman added that he was then handed into the care of paramedics as the crew made the scene safe. A North West Ambulance Service spokeswoman told the Weekly News that a call was received at 12.50pm and that an ambulance and a... Read more
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Pendle Today
Girl (14) airlifted to hospital after railway bridge fallbut a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. “Colleagues fro
Girl (14) airlifted to hospital after railway bridge fall
Pendle Today / Posted 28 days ago
but a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. “Colleagues from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, North West Ambulance Service, North West Air Ambulance and Lancashire Police are also in attendance and the girl, aged 14,... Read more
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Bury Times
Police tackle 'riots' in Bury- as part of an emergency services training initiative. Greater Manchester Pol
Police tackle 'riots' in Bury
Bury Times / Posted 28 days ago
- as part of an emergency services training initiative. Greater Manchester Police, the Fire and Rescue Service, and the North West Ambulance Service joined forces last Thursday for a public order training session to ensure an effective and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Ambulance service pays tribute to longest-serving paramedic from RuncornThe North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has paid tribute to its longest-serving
Ambulance service pays tribute to longest-serving paramedic from Runcorn
Liverpool Echo / Posted 28 days ago
The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has paid tribute to its longest-serving paramedic – Steve Evans MBE from Runcorn. Last week the Weekly News reported how Steve began his career aged 16 in 1971. He remained in Merseyside and Cheshire for his... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Teenage girl airlifted to hospital after falling onto railway line - just short of trainstruck but a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. “Colleag
Teenage girl airlifted to hospital after falling onto railway line - just short of train
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
struck but a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. “Colleagues from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, North West Ambulance Service, North West Air Ambulance and Lancashire Constabulary were also in attendance and the girl was... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Police talk man down from roof in Runcornwere available at time of writing. Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service had attend
Police talk man down from roof in Runcorn
Liverpool Echo / Posted 29 days ago
were available at time of writing. Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service had attended also with one vehicle on stand-by. The North West Ambulance Service sent one hazardous response vehicle, an ambulance and one rapid response vehicle, with the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Teen girl airlifted to Manchester Children's Hospital after falling onto railway linebut a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. "Colleagues fro
Teen girl airlifted to Manchester Children's Hospital after falling onto railway line
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
but a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. "Colleagues from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, North West Ambulance Service, North West Air Ambulance and Lancashire Police are also in attendance and the girl, aged 14,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Teen girl airlifted to Manchester Children's Hospital after falling onto railway line - trains suspendedbut a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. "Colleagues fro
Teen girl airlifted to Manchester Children's Hospital after falling onto railway line - trains suspended
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
but a train had stopped short of a girl who was on the tracks. "Colleagues from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, North West Ambulance Service, North West Air Ambulance and Lancashire Police are also in attendance and the girl, aged 14,... Read more
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