Air service is £11,000 richer

THE East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has received more than £11,000 from the Freemasons. The cheque was presented to air ambulance staff at the EAAA s daytime base at RAF Honington. Barry Ross, Rodney Wolverson and John Rushmer, Provincial Grand Master

THE East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has received more than £11,000 from the Freemasons.

The cheque was presented to air ambulance staff at the EAAA's daytime base at RAF Honington.

Barry Ross, Rodney Wolverson and John Rushmer, Provincial Grand Masters of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk made the presentation.

Simon Gray, executive director of the EAAA, said: "We are deeply grateful to the Freemasons for this fantastic show of continued commitment to the service and are also appreciative of the manner in which the donations are being made."

The East Anglian Air Ambulance provides a life-saving service across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire and has just extended its operations into Bedfordshire. Its second helicopter, which covers Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, is based at RAF Wyton.