KIND-HEARTED companies in South Wales have stepped up a gear and are available ahead with provides of restore for a broken ambulance service automobile.
Someday within the night of Friday 10 January, while parked in Beaufort, Ebbw Vale, the bonnet was stolen from a Welsh Ambulance Service Land Rover Defender, a automobile belonging to the Belief’s Fleet Division on-call to repair damaged down ambulances locally.
Following a social media marketing campaign and wider information experiences, companies provided to supply components and restore the automobile freed from cost.
The automobile was recovered by Merthyr Tydfil-based RT Williams (Automobile Repairs and Restoration) and brought to Newhouse Motors in Pontypridd for repairs.
Elements had been kindly sourced by Bearmach Land Rover specialists, primarily based in Caerphilly.
Nigel Bannister, the Belief’s Regional Fleet Supervisor, stated: “In stealing the bonnet, the entrance grille broken within the course of which meant the automobile was unusable.
“We had been lucky and vastly grateful that not one, however three native corporations provided to supply their providers, together with components, freed from cost to the Belief.
“We wish to specific our honest thanks to those companies for his or her generosity and help; fortunately, the automobile is now again in service.”
The theft of the bonnet follows an identical incident on New 12 months’s Day, during which three WAST autos had their gasoline stolen from Tredegar Ambulance Station.
Gwent Police are nonetheless searching for info on the theft.
Name Gwent Police on 101 quoting incident quantity 2000012307 if you happen to might help.
Editor’s Notes: For extra info, please name Communications Officer Joel Garner on 01745 778672 or e-mail Joel.Garner@wales.nhs.uk