The charity which runs Cornwall's air ambulance is looking for volunteers to help its fund raising. It costs two million pounds a year to run the ambulance, which doesn't get any funding from central government.
The charity wants to recruit around a hundred vounteers to man its eight shops in the county. The air ambulance carries out more than eight hundred rescues each year.
The Dorset and Somerset air ambulances has been cleared to resume normal flights after being grounded on Thursday by the discovery of a technical fault.
Operator Bond Air Services cleared both EC135 aircraft to return to service yesterday.
It is the same model which recently crashed in Glasgow killing 10 people.
Dorset and Somerset's Air Ambulance is still grounded today amid concerns over its safety. The helicopter is the same model as the one that crashed into a pub in Glasgow last week killing ten people. The helicopter is based in Wellington in Somerset.
The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance has been grounded while emergency checks are carried out. The helicopter, which is leased by Bond Aviation in Gloucestershire, is the same model as the craft which crashed into a Glasgow pub earlier this month. All EC-135's have been grounded.
The Duchess of Cornwall will officially open the new Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust headquarters at Newquay Airport today. The building is the first air ambulance charity headquarters in the UK to house both operational crew and fundraising staff on one site.
The Duchess is a patron of the charity and the opening will celebrate the its 25th anniversary. During the visit, The Duchess will tour the air ambulance crew quarters and receive a demonstration of specialist equipment currently under trial.
Safety checks have been ordered on a type of helicopter used by air ambulance services across the West Country. It's after a crack was discovered on a Eurocopter model. It's the same aircraft used by crews in Dorset, Devon and Somerset.