Fancy becoming a friend of FastAid?

By |September 20th, 2018|

FastAid isn’t all about responding to emergency calls. If you would like to help but don’t want to become a CFR then this could be for you. We need lots of help with fundraising, training and all sorts of non-operational roles. If you can help then become a friend of FastAid and play a vital […]

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Coming Soon…

By |July 11th, 2018|

We have some fantastic news coming soon thanks to our friends at Land Rover, watch this space

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Research Garage come to our Aid, Fast!

By |October 19th, 2017|

A BIG Thank you to our friends at Research Garage Group in Nuneaton, once again they have kindly helped us by servicing another Jeep. This kind of support really is what keeps us operating. Great people if you are Looking for an  Abarth, Alfa Romeo Fiat or Peugeot  – new or used.

 

 

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We are recruiting

By |June 14th, 2017|

FastAid is looking to strengthen its team of Community First Responders. If you are interested in making a difference within your community and would like to apply please contact Andy Jeynes – andy.jeynes@wmas.nhs.uk – search Community First Responder/West Midlands for more information as the roles will be advertised soon.
All Community First Responder recruitment is via the NHS […]

Volunteer Responder of the Year

By |April 24th, 2017|

We are proud to announce that our very own Terry Flower has be presented with the Community First Responder of the year award.
Terry attended a presentation evening held by West Midlands Ambulance Service and was presented with his award from  Anthony Marsh, WMAS Chief Officer.  
A fantastic achievement as Terry was chosen from the whole […]

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Friends of FastAid

By |March 16th, 2017|

Fancy becoming a friend of FastAid?

FastAid isn’t all about responding to emergency calls. If you would like to help but don’t want to become a CFR then this could be for you. We need lots of help with fundraising, training and all sorts of non-operational roles. If you can help then become a friend of […]

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Renegade to the rescue

By |January 3rd, 2017|

FastAid are now the proud owners of three Jeep Renegade response vehicles. The latest additions are two Jeep Renegade 1.4 Longitudes in silver. The vehicles are supported by Jeep UK, who have given FastAid a special rental deal on the vehicles.

They are all liveried, carry all necessary equipment and have a direct link with Ambulance […]

FastAid Solihull & Birmingham recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016

By |June 14th, 2016|

A community first responder (CFR) group in the West Midlands has been given the most prestigious award a voluntary organisation can get.

FastAid Solihull & Birmingham has been recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016

The group work with West Midlands Ambulance Service to respond to life threatening 999 calls in their local communities.

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Shocking Appeal

By |May 13th, 2016|

FastAid launched its ‘Shocking appeal’ in early 2015. This was a specific fund raising project, the aim being to raise £30,000 to enable all of the existing defibrillators to be replaced with the latest models. Some dated from the time of FastAid’s formation in 2005. The time frame was expected to be five years.

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Great Support From A Local Company

By |April 12th, 2016|

Local Solihull business Red Kite Cycles has kindly agreed to look after our response bikes. Although the bikes do not cover a huge mileage, due to their type of use and weight they carry it is important we have them regularly checked by a professional bike maintenance team. The guys at Red Kite did not […]