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Cycle Launch

By |October 10th, 2014|

The launch of the Cycle Response Unit took place in Solihull Town Centre. We were delighted that so many people could join us to mark the occasion. Peter Gray from Land Rover presented Fastaid with a cheque for £3,230 – the cost of setting up the team.
The unit will operate in and around Solihull Town […]

Tick, Tock Test

By |October 7th, 2014|

When did you last check your smoke alarm?
It takes seconds to test – so make sure your smoke alarm is working.

Its your best chance of escape in a house fire so why leave it to chance! TEST TEST TEST.

Fastaid on the Radio

By |September 19th, 2014|

Do you listen to BBC WM on the radio? – if so did you hear Ben and Linda from Fastaid talking about CPR. Fastaid was invited along to spread the word on how easy CPR is and why everyone should know how to do it. But this was no ordinary radio interview – Ben and Linda not […]

Launch of Cycle Unit

By |September 15th, 2014|

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Cycle Response Unit – Tuesday 23rd September. The Cycle unit will operate in and around Solihull Town Centre. If you are free pop along to Touchwood to support us  – 11.00 am.

The Cycle Response Unit has been a year in planning and many, many people have supported […]

Have you seen our Useful Information page

By |August 21st, 2014|

If you haven’t already visited our Useful Information page then have a look now. If you have remember to keep coming back as we update it regularly.

The latest feature is interactive and called ” Guess the cause of these fires”  from the London Fire Brigade.

Cycle Training

By |August 21st, 2014|

We have started our cycle training with six members of the team reaching National Standards level 2. A big thank you to the team from Bike Right that are providing us with the training, we all enjoyed the sessions and gained new skills.

Now on to level 3! – yes it gets tougher, but as you can […]

First bike arrives

By |August 7th, 2014|

The first bike for our Cycle Response Team has arrived! Thank you to Halfords for their help in delivering and setting the bike up. The specialist rear panniers will be with us very soon and the second bike is arriving today.


Cycle Update

By |August 2nd, 2014|

The bikes for our Cycle Response Team will be arriving this coming week. Our volunteers will soon start their cycle training, so nearly there! We hope to be live by the end of August with the team out and about around Solihull Town Centre. Watch this space for more information.

What its like to be a Community First Responder

By |June 5th, 2014|

Fancy becoming a Community First Responder? – wondering what we do and why – then watch this short video …

Click here to find out more.


By |June 3rd, 2014|

Do you know what to do in an emergency ? do you know what to do if someone is having a heart attack? PLEASE PLEASE learn CPR – its a simple skill that will last for life. See our Heartstart page for a FREE Emergency Life Support course.

Click here to see one reason CPR is […]