If ever you need a reason to get out of a broken down car, this has got to be it

You’ve probably heard the emergency services saying if you break down, you should get out of your vehicle. For the occupants of one car, it could well have saved their life.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A45 Coventry Road in Solihull, just next to Birmingham Airport runway at 3.30pm on Monday afternoon.
When the […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

FastAid Charity Ball

What a fantastic evening – in the words of FastAid Chair Richard Jay as he described the success of FastAid Charity Ball on Saturday. With well over 100 guests enjoying the evening, everyone commented on what a great night it was.
The support from our guests was unbelievable, so a big thank you to everyone that […]

By |May 5th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Selfless Selfie Competition

Touchwood Solihull are running a  selfless selfie competition during April. Send in your selfies showing you helping someone. One will be picked to win a gift voucher.
For every selfie received Touchwood will donate £1 to FastAid.
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By |April 14th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Great shift for the Cycle Response Team

Great shift on Saturday for the Cycle Response Team in Solihull Town Centre. Thanks to Rachel Riley from Countdown and Strictly for saying hello to us and giving her support.  We even located a missing child within 2 minutes of the mother realising they were missing!

By |March 30th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Our Cycle Response Unit is up and running

Our Cycle Response Unit is up and running. We completed the first shift last Sunday in Solihull Town Centre with Terry and Mark on duty. We responded to one call.  The sun was shining for our first shift and the response from people seeing us was great.
Keep an eye out for the team if you […]

By |March 26th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

FastAid Launches “Shocking Appeal”

FastAid has launched its “Shocking Appeal” – the largest fundraising project we have ever undertaken.

This year we need to replace 30 of our ageing defibrillators at a cost of around £30,000! The current ones  have reached  the end of their life span and although still operating must be replaced in 2015. The defibrillator combined with our […]

By |January 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FastAid “Shocking Appeal”

https://t.co/3jb5K0VWCr B’ham and Solihull FastAid has launched a fundraising campaign to replace its defibrillators. pic.twitter.com/uWVEVVI3EF

— BBC Midlands Today (@bbcmtd) January 3, 2015

By |January 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Big Thank You From FastAid

A BIG BIG Thank you to everyone that has helped to support Fastaid this year. Support comes in many forms from all over our community and everything  you do to help really makes a difference. Without this support FastAid would not be here! So as we say thank you for all your donations in 2014 please help […]

By |December 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fastaid “Training”

When we say Training we really do mean “Train”!

Fastaid members took part in a training scenario at Safeside in Birmingham. Here you can see us helping to rescue a motorcyclist trapped under a train.

Not all calls are to nice, light warm places!

So we train in places like this – thanks again to West Midlands Fire Service […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fastaid Supports Touchwood

Once again teams from Fastaid will be providing extra cover around Touchwood during the busy run up to Christmas. Fastaid CFRs will be on duty in the centre to provide emergency medical treatment should it be required, by being on duty  in the centre they can provide a very quick response.

Fastaids Sam Jackson has organised the […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments