‘I Hope That Someone Takes Notice And Reacts Before It’s Too Late And There’s Another Thin Green Line Tribute And Flag At Half-Mast’ | Anon

This blog has been sent into our news team from a Student Paramedic who was assaulted while on duty over the Christmas & New Year period. We are sharing it because we believe passionately that more needs to be done to protect the brave men and women who are on the front line of the emergency services: “So then Happy

Read more

12-Month Community Order For The Male Who Assaulted Two Paramedics

A man who assaulted two paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) has been given a 12-month community order and told to pay compensation. Steven Clark kicked one crew member in the groin and punched the other in the nose when they tried to help him after he was found unconscious in St Andrew’s Street South in Bury

Read more

Suspended Sentences For The Two Supercar Drivers Who Crashed On A Roundabout

Two supercar drivers who collided at the Tinsley roundabout in South Yorkshire in 2018 have been handed suspended sentences at Sheffield Crown Court. On Sunday 20 May 2018 at 7:55 pm, officers were called to a road traffic collision on the Tinsley roundabout involving a grey Ferrari 458 and a red Porsche. The driver of the Porsche, 27-year-old Henry James

Read more

BREAKING: Man Arrested In Pakistan In Connection With The Murder Of PC Sharon Beshenivsky

A man wanted by police in connection with the murder of PC Sharon Beshenivsky has been arrested. Piran Ditta Khan, aged 71, was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) in Pakistan and has appeared at court in Islamabad today (Wednesday) where matters relating to his extradition were discussed. He was remanded in custody to next appear at court on 29 January. PC Beshenivsky

Read more

Man Who Took Fire Engine And Collided With Motorcyclist Could Face Jail

A part-time worker at a fire prevention firm who took a fire engine for an illegal drive ended up causing severe injuries to a motorcyclist, a court has heard. The collision happened after David James, 56, asked the fire prevention firm if he could clean the vehicle in their yard. He then drove the vehicle onto a public road, despite

Read more

Man Who Stabbed Police Officer 11 Times Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder

A man, who stabbed a police officer outside his own home in a frenzied attack, has pleaded guilty to attempted murder. John McCartney, 40, of Eastwood Road, Rayleigh appeared at Basildon Crown on Monday 13 January where he pleaded guilty to charges of attempted murder and possessing an offensive weapon. The court heard McCartney, became fixated with the officer, launching

Read more

Police Appeal For Witnesses After Horse Is Shot In The Head With A Nail Gun

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses/information after an incident in Foxcote, near Radstock, where a horse was shot. A nail gun was fired at the horses head, causing a significant amount of pain and distress to the animal. The incident happened in a field between Green Street and Single Hill between 16:30 hours on Saturday 28th December and

Read more

Welsh Ambulance Service Falls Victim To Mindless Thieves Again

Thieves in Ebbw Vale have stolen the bonnet of a Welsh Ambulance Service vehicle. The bonnet of the vehicle was stolen on Friday evening while it was parked and unattended in Beaufort. The vehicle forms part of the Welsh Ambulance Services fleet maintenance division and is vital for helping to keep ambulances on the road. The Welsh Ambulance Service appealed

Read more

Police Appeal For Information After Audi Q7 Is Stolen With A Baby On Board

Officers from Lancashire Constabulary are appealing for witnesses/information after an Audi Q7 was stolen while a 1-year-old boy was asleep in the backseat.  The incident happened in Chorley on Thursday 9th January at around 19:05 hours when the driver of the car parked up to collect someone from a house on Lichfield Road.  The Audi was left unlocked with the

Read more

The Traumatic 999 Call That Changed A Paramedics Life

This blog, shared in a public post on Facebook, was spotted by one of our reporters.  We felt that John’s words needed to be shared with as many people as possible in order to raise awareness regarding PTSD in the emergency services: “My name is John, and I work as a Paramedic for WMAS.  In 2003 I attended an incident

Read more
« Older Entries Recent Entries »