They serve more than four million people across the region, and now two of those people have said a very special thank-you to East Midlands Ambulance Service for their life-saving skills.
Simon Bakewell from Leicester suffered a heart attack while out walking with his family, just weeks after having a heart transplant. His heart stopped beating - but an off-duty crew managed to help bring him back to life. Callum Watkinson reports.
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His family are extremely worried as they say this is really out of character for Aaron who has never been missing before.
Very mild but often cloudy and damp.
Mostly dry but rather cloudy overnight. Turning windy Monday morning.