TV’s Alison Hammond and DJ Ed James will be hosting this year’s Recognition Awards and Charity Ball in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

The event celebrating the service’s lifesaving aircrew, dedicated fundraisers, supporters, corporate partners and volunteers will be held on Friday September 22 at Birmingham’s Edgbaston Stadium.

Proud Brummie Alison Hammond and Heart West Midlands’ longstanding DJ Ed James will be teaming up to host the event which will include a drinks reception, three course dinner, awards presentation and live entertainment.

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Emma Gray, chief operating officer for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, said: "We are honoured to be welcoming the much-loved Alison Hammond and Ed James as hosts for our Charity Ball this year.

“Our Recognition Awards and Charity Ball is always a big hit with those attending and we look forward to celebrating all those that help make our lifesaving missions possible."

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For award partner sponsorship packages the charity’s contact the charity’s corporate partnerships manager Pam Hodgetts by emailing

To register interest in attending the event or for ticket enquiries email events and fundraising manager Jo Bailey -