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Wheels turn on new ambulance

PUBLISHED: 19:44 06 June 2006 | UPDATED: 10:58 22 October 2010

RICHARD PARR

People using a day care centre in Wells will now have a smart new ambulance in which to travel to the facility.

The Heritage House Day Care Centre on Mill Road yesterday took delivery of a smart new £24,000 ambulance/mini bus complete with adaptations to take wheel chairs.

People using a day-care centre in Wells will now have a new ambulance, thanks to charitable donations.

The Heritage House Day Care Centre on Mill Road yesterday took delivery of a new £24,000 ambulance/ minibus complete with adap-tations to take wheelchairs.

Heritage House trustees, committee members, staff and day visitors saw the new vehicle arrive.

Committee chairman Scilla Landale said she was delighted with the new vehicle which had been bought at a special price and was given a £4,000 donation from Help the Aged.

Heritage House president the Earl of Leicester attended the event with the Countess of Leicester.

Mrs Landale said the ambulance had been bought with the help of a number of generous private donations and proceeds from various fund-raising events.


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