Photo of a large group of attendees standing in front of the air ambulance.

Royal official opening for Almondsbury helibase

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester to officially open their new purpose-built emergency operations base in Almondsbury on Wednesday 25th September. Moving to the new site, located alongside the M4/M5 motorway interchange, was a huge milestone for the life-saving charity, which celebrated its tenth birthday last year. GWAAC’s Critical Care Team moved

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Proposed new helicopter base for the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity and National Police Air Service in Almondsbury, Bristol.

Town council objects to Almondsbury helibase following pressure from residents

Members of Bradley Stoke Town Council’s (BSTC’s) Planning Committee have voted to object to a planning application for a new helicopter base on land near the M4/M5 Almondsbury Interchange, following petitioning by local residents. South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) chose to quash its original decision to grant permission for the new emergency services helibase after an Almondsbury resident asked for the

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Almondsbury helibase decision quashed

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has chosen to quash its decision to grant planning permission for a new helicopter base in Almondsbury, on a green belt site just across the M5 motorway from north Bradley Stoke, following a legal challenge from a determined objector. The new base would serve the needs of the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity and National Police

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