High flying local accountants nominate Great Western Air Ambulance as their Charity of the Year
Simon Nuttall, Partner at McGills
Cotswold-based Chartered Accountancy firm, McGills has announced the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity as its Charity of the Year.
The firm, which has offices in Cirencester and Malmesbury, will be raising funds for the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity with a series of fundraising activities set to be revealed over the coming months.
This is the first time McGills has nominated a Charity of the Year and the initiative is timed to coincide with the firm’s 50th anniversary celebrations in June.
Great Western Air Ambulance Charity provides an air ambulance service for Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, North Somerset and parts of Wiltshire.
It cares for a population of over 2.1 million people but does not receive any day to day government or National Lottery funding.
Simon Nuttall, Partner at McGills said: “We’re delighted to announce Great Western Air Ambulance Charity as our inaugural Charity of the Year.
“The difference they make to local people is nothing short of incredible – often being the difference between life and death. But with £2.3 million needed each year to keep the Great Western Air Ambulance flying, fundraising is vital.
“I know local people will be keen to get involved with all the exciting fundraising activities McGills will be revealing in the coming months as part of our ongoing commitment to the local community.”
Emma Carter, Head of Fundraising and Marketing at the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity added: “We’re so grateful to McGills for choosing us as their charity of the year. We rely on the people we serve to help us raise the £2.3 million we need each year to stay operational. The money raised will help us to provide critical care to those who need it the most – saving more lives.”
Posted: 07/06/2016 14:14:37
Add your comments:
Advertising your business here costs from £145 + VAT per annum
See the Advertising section for more details
Do you have a Cirencester related news story?
If you have a Cirencester related news story you would like to tell us about, please email email@example.com
Recent News Stories
Santa Monica High School Choir to perform in Cirencester
Starting off their 2017 Performance Tour of England, The Madrigal Ensemble and Chamber Singers of Santa Monica High School will be performing on Tuesday 04 April, 2017 at 12:45 PM at Cirencester Parish Church. The choir performs frequently throughout...
Posted : 11/03/2017 17:57:49
Council will save thousands on printing and mailing costs
Cotswold District Council has agreed a measure which will save taxpayers thousands of pounds on the cost of printing and mailing Council Tax, Council Tax Support, Business Rates and Housing Benefit documents. Meeting on 19 January, the CDC Cabi...
Posted : 08/02/2017 19:44:26
Christmas Lights - Charity Display
Vale Road, Stratton, Cirencester, GL7 2JJ invites you all to an amazing display of 11 bungalows including a Special Attraction - An Indoor Lighted Model Victorian Christmas Village (Biggest In The Uk) As seen on BBC And ITV We are raising funds...
Posted : 20/12/2016 17:50:20
Cirencester Mop Fair
Cirencester Mop Fair will be on standby this year while the market place regeneration continues and in the absence of an alternative venue. An annual Mop Fair has been held in Cirencester for over 650 years and is held under permission of an histo...
Posted : 03/10/2016
Markets move to Brewery Court while regeneration is completed
With the Market Place regeneration works moving swiftly towards completion and the main works focusing on the area in front of the church, the weekly Friday Charter Market and twice monthly Farmers’ Market will be relocating to Brewery Court for the...
Posted : 29/09/2016