Devon Air Ambulance night landing site

Devon Air Ambulance night operations
Devon Air Ambulance night operations

Devon Air Ambulance Trust (DAAT) is a registered charity that provides emergency Air Ambulance Services in and around the county of Devon.  DAAT are working with communities across the county to develop a network of pre-surveyed floodlit ‘community landing sites which enables them to bring a life-saving service into the heart of communities when it is dark.

The parishes of Arlington, Kentisbury and Parracombe are working together with DAAT to install a community night landing site at Blackmoor Gate farmers market.  The total cost of the project is in the region of £8,200, just over half of which has been pledged by DAAT.  We have raised the remaining funds through community activities and with kind donations from from North Devon Council (£1,000) and Exmoor Trust (£1,265).

A planning application has now been submitted to Exmoor National Park Authority and subject to approval, works will commence on the construction of the project early summer.

Parracombe Admin

Administrator for Parracombe community web site.

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