Air Ambulance is called to an incident in Thurstaston, Wirral
THE North West
Air Ambulance (NWAA) was called out in the afternoon of Tuesday 27
March 2007 to an incident at Thurstaston beach off Station Road on
the Wirral. The call was received at 14.49 and the NWAA arrived at
the scene at 15.05.
A woman was riding a horse on the beach when she sank deeply into
quick sand with her horse. The horse was stuck in the sand up to its
saddle and courageously, the woman managed to pull herself free.
Emergency services at the scene were the RNLI, coastguards, rangers,
land ambulance crew, fire service and the NWAA.
In extremely hazardous conditions, the NWAA landed on the beach and
oversaw the scene, monitoring all crews for safety in a difficult
environment. A vet was also called to sedate the horse who was
FACT NOTE:- The North West
Air Ambulance is a registered charity, receiving no mainstream
funding yet it costs £1.9 million a year to maintain this vital life
saving service. For the patient, the NWAA is the fastest emergency
service. Donations can be made by logging on to
The Editor:- "Help to find Southport were once employed by..."
"Please help, I
want to see if any local people in Southport were once employed by 'Roddy'
who manufactured plastic dolls.
I am currently preparing a book about the history of the doll which
was made in Southport from the 1930's started by Daniel George Todd.
joining forces with Mr J Robinson. Originally called 'Rodnoid' dolls
changed to 'Roddy' a combination of 'Todd and Robinson' in 1948.
I am looking for copies of Photographs of the works employees etc or
any information about the company.
I would be obliged if you could help." Many thanks, Noelle
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