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  2. The News

    Kings Theatre thanks firm for donating defibrillator
    The News
    House manager and corporate manager at The Kings Terence Carvalho said: 'Having this defibrillator is hugely important, not just for the Kings but for Albert Road and the wider Southsea area. 'For the pantomime alone, we have 40,000 people through our ...


  3. Stratford upon Avon Herald

    Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Bell Court
    Stratford upon Avon Herald
    The 65-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest in the auditorium back in June, and audience members and staff who came to her aid were told to use the public defibrillator located outside Loxley's Restaurant on Sheep Street. John Stacey, Asset Manager at ...


  4. The Press, York

    Pupils raise cash for defibrillator
    The Press, York
    Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charitable Trust is donating the remaining £900 towards the cost of the defibrillator. The school's first aid manager Helen Rogers they were pleased to demonstrate the life-saving skills, and to see money helping the whole ...

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  5. BBC News

    New defibrillator lifeline for 'old' Irish phone boxes
    BBC News
    Traditional phone boxes may have become almost obsolete due to a preference for mobile phones, but one Irish city is considering bringing back 'old' kiosks. Campaigners in Kilkenny want to install life-saving defibrillator machines in new wooden kiosks ...

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  6. Lancashire Evening Post

    New defibrillator in Bamber Bridge for silver anniversary
    Lancashire Evening Post
    Both Mike and I attend the Community and Worship Centre and knew it was trying to raise money for a defibrillator, so we decided to ask for donations instead. Everyone was so generous. I am delighted we managed to raise so much.” First aid courses for ...


  7. Yorkshire Post

    Leeds man's award for defibrillator funding efforts
    Yorkshire Post
    A Guiseley man has won an award for his efforts to get more defibrillator machines installed in Leeds. Brian Firth won Fundraiser of the Year at the UK Heart Safe Awards last Friday at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate. He set up his Global CPAD ...

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  8. Belfast Newsletter

    Football fans' goal is to purchase defibrillator
    Belfast Newsletter
    A group of local Northern Ireland football fans have set themselves the goal of raising enough money to purchase a defibrillator that will be available 24/7 for the community in Dromore. The 14-strong group of Green And White Army supporters, who meet ...


  9. The Argus

    Hunt launched for man accused of taking train station defibrillator
    The Argus
    The thief went on a rampage at Lancing station, smashing windows of staff rooms before making off with the potentially life-saving device. Defibrillators deliver shocks to the heart when somebody is suffering cardiac arrest to help restore a normal rhythm.
    Can you help find who stole a life-saving heart defibrillator?Worthing Herald

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  10. Leigh Journal

    Life-saving pieces of equipment installed at two sites | Leigh Journal
    Leigh Journal
    Defibrillators are now available for use outside The Bethel Community Centre at Hindley Green Family Church and the pipeline inspection company Mini-Cam's ...

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  11. Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    Confusion over council's defibrillator decision
    Rutland and Stamford Mercury
    She said: “I have been campaigning to get them installed in the town centre and this just makes me feel like giving up. I thoroughly understand the impact of defibrillators - if they are not there people lose their lives. I just do not understand why ...


  12. Harwich and Manningtree Standard

    Harwich Community Primary is presented a defibrillator by EPC-UK
    Harwich and Manningtree Standard
    VITAL lifesaving equipment has been donated to a primary school in case of an emergency. EPC-UK, based at Bramble Island in Great Oakley, has paid for a defibrillator, which will be mounted on a wall wall-mounted at Harwich Community Primary School.

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  13. The Chester Standard

    New defibrillator at sheltered home in Frodsham will give 'peace of mind'
    The Chester Standard
    RESIDENTS at a sheltered housing facility in Frodsham now have “peace of mind” following the arrival of a life-saving defibrillator. It was made possible after carers at Meadow Court on Clifton Crescent approached Frodsham Charity Music Festival who ...


  14. Sutton Guardian

    Defibrillator donated to Wallington school in memory of 37-Year-Old Michael Grace
    Sutton Guardian
    Anne Jolly MBE, founder of SADS UK – an organisation leading a campaign to have defibrillators installed in all schools – said: “Michael's family and friends have raised a lot of awareness in their community, letting people know that cardiac arrest can ...

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  15. The Press, York

    Heart attack Jock Campbell man hands over defibrillator to Ryedale Sports Club
    The Press, York
    A FOOTBALL coach who suffered a cardiac arrest while watching his team play has helped raise funds to buy a defibrillator for his club. Jock Campbell was standing on the sideline as his team, Pickering Under 15s, played away to Elm Park in York when he ...

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  16. Worcester News

    Relief as defibrillator is returned to Malvern's Coach House Theatre
    Worcester News
    THE owners of a defibrillator that was used to help a patient in distress in the centre of Malvern last month have got it back, thanks to the Malvern Gazette. The defibrillator is stored in a box on the wall of the Coach House Theatre, in Grange Road ...

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  17. Dartmouth-Today

    A family needs help to raise money for a defibrillator in their house because four members suffer from a severe ...
    Dartmouth-Today
    A Dartmouth family are raising money for a defibrillator, to ensure the safety of four family members who have been diagnosed with an incredibly rare heart condition. Only 100 people in the world have been diagnosed with Long QT7 including Kathryn ...

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  18. Spirit FM

    UPDATE: Man reported after defibrillator stolen from Sussex station
    Spirit FM
    A man has been reported for criminal damage and theft in connection to the theft of a defibrillator from Lancing station. Transport police say a 25-year-old man from Durrington has handed himself in. Officers have spoken with the man after he came ...
    UPDATE: Man comes forward after life-saving medical equipment stolen from railway stationWorthing Herald

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  19. shropshirestar.com

    Best of British music at Bridgnorth defibrillator fundraiser
    shropshirestar.com
    AFC Bridgnorth Ladies are collecting money to buy a new defibrillator to be housed at Bridgnorth football club. To boost their funds, they're holding an evening of fun and music on Saturday at Crown Meadow in Victoria Road. There will be performances ...


  20. Raising funds for a defibrillator in St Denys
    Bitternepark.info
    According to the British Heart Foundation, "A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it's an ...