Air Ambulance Ball honours life-savers

Awards evening also raises incredible £130K to pay for emergency missions

A glittering array of guests enjoyed Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s Recognition Awards and Charity Ball at the Vox Conference Centre and raised an incredible £130,000 – enough to fund 52 life-saving missions. The evening was hosted by TV and radio presenter Vernon Kay and ITN newscaster Nina Hossain. The awards celebrate the charity’s fund-raisers, aircrew, volunteers and former patients.


1 Nick Malenko, Royston Blythe

2 Anthony Quinlan, Jamie Lomas, Adam Thomas, Gemma Atkinson, Gorka Marquez, Nick Pickard, Ava Badham, Kerrie English

3 Helen Simon, Colette Freeman, Lauren Blakemore, Caitlin Freeman, Sarah Moore

4 James and Natalie Fernihough, Jamie Green, Laura Kane, Jessica and Tom Mills

5 Jason Levy, Claire Bridgewater-Higgs, Phil Higgs, Kerri Howley, Sofia Voutianitis

6 Sue Beckett, Pete Conway

7 Sussanne Chambers, Nina Hossain

8 Willie and Jill Thorne, Andy Moss, Zoe Martin