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Royal opening for Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust HQ

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.

Cornwall Air Ambulance Credit: ITV West Country

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.

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Judge says charity worker breached trust

69-year-old Jennifer Colenso admitted eight counts of fraud and one of theft whilst working as a volunteer treasurer for the animal charity, the North Devon Animal Ambulance.

She was jailed for 14 months by Judge Phillip Walsall at Exeter Crown Court.

This was a gross breach of trust not only put in you by the charity but also by those who donated to it in good faith".

– Judge Phillip Walsall

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