WILTSHIRE Air Ambulance’s newest recruit – a female pilot bear mascot – has been in demand attending fundraising events across the county. The new captain has been learning from her paramedic bear crewmate Wilber, the charity’s other mascot.
The duo teamed up for the pilot mascot’s first public appearances over the weekend, at the switching on of Melksham’s Christmas lights on Saturday (2 December) and at the Swindon Santa Run on Sunday (3 December) and received a great reaction from the public.
There will be other public appearances for the new mascot, but in the meantime Wiltshire Air Ambulance is asking the public to suggest a name for her.
An online competition to name the pilot mascot runs until 12noon on Monday 11 December 2017. Entries can be made on the charity’s Facebook page – http://bit.ly/2A0Uece The winner will be invited to meet the mascot at the charity’s Operations Centre in Devizes.