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Ivy Reed

We visited a brave little girl called Ivy Reed and her family to donate a defibrillator to situate at their home, partnering with Sarah Jones who is the founder of Restart The Heart charity. Ivy, only six years old, is recovering from a recent liver transplant. Ivy was diagnosed with non-verbal autism, and a rare metabolic disorder known as Propionic acidemia at just two weeks old

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Donated  17.06.24

 

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West Cumbria Search & Rescue

We visited Abby, who was delighted to receive a donated defibrillator from defibshop for WCSR. She explained that “having a defibrillator with us during a rescue could potentially save someone's life, as you never know when cardiac arrest can happen, especially in isolated areas”

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Donated  30.05.24

 

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Callum Walker - WR Surveying

 We visited Callum Walker (Director at WR Surveying) who applied to receive a donated defibrillator after the loss of his late father who sadly passed away in January 2023 after suffering a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) at his family home..

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Donated  23.04.24

 

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Glen Johnson - The Derby Pub

We visited Glen Johnson, who applied to receive a donated defibrillator for his local community on Prince Edward road. The Nook is a very popular shopping precinct with a high daily footfall that has two public houses in the same run of shops, numerous supermarkets and food outlets.

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Donated  27.03.24

 

Hearts For Herts

Hearts For Herts

We visited Justin Honey-Jones who is the chair and community trainer at Hearts For Herts, who create awareness and advancement of health and saving of lives for the public benefit in Hertfordshire,

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Donated  29.02.24

 

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Georgia Steele - Petroc College

Georgia Steele is a Health And Safety Coordinator at Petroc College in North Devon and understands the importance of having defibrillators available in educational institutions like colleges.

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Donated  23.01.24

 

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Pennine Mencap

On the 21st December 2023 we visited Elliot Sparks, chairman of Pennine Mencap, who provide opportunities for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs in Oldham, Tameside and throughout Greater Manchester to create, achieve and express themselves in day to day life.

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Presented by  Josh Ellingworth 21.12.23

 

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Sophie Owen

In 2019 when Sophie was 17, her father Chris passed away aged just 54 after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in the driveway of their family home. While her father had received CPR from a neighbour, she also learned that access to a defibrillator could have increased his chance of survival. Sophie was suddenly left without a father, unsure what to do next, and how to process this event that had changed her entire life.

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Presented by  Josh Ellingworth 03.11.23

 

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Chris Bryan

Chris is a volunteer Community First Responder (CFR) working alongside with the local ambulance service attending life threatening emergencies in his local community. He won this donated defibrillator in our 20th business birthday giveaway. 

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Donated October 23

 

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CH Nutrition & Training

Chris Hilton, who owns CH Nutrition and Training based in Irlam has recently installed a donated defibrillator in his gym that he won in our 20th birthday business giveaway. He wanted to ensure the safety of his staff and members in an environment where the heart can be pushed to its limit.

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Presented by  Josh Ellingworth 31.09.23

 

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West Raynham SHQ Veterans Central

The Veterans Central Trust aims to restore their historic station headquarters building as a location for use by military and blue light charities, organisations and veterans to have space for support activities, wellbeing and engagement. Peter expressed that the decision to apply for a defibrillator was down to the isolated area the building is situated in. With the nearest defibrillator 4 miles away

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Presented by  Josh Ellingworth 11.10.23

 

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Stoke Prior Village Hall 

defibshop have teamed up with the Charlie Ramsay Research Fund to generously donate a defibrillator to Stoke Prior Village Hall. he Hall is situated in the rural village of Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove. Several thousand people use the hall facilities each year for family events and regular activities such as a Dance school for children and adults, Table Tennis, Karate, Ukulele, Slimming, Tai Chi, Yoga groups as well as local Parish meetings. The hall is also used as a Polling Station

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Presented by  Josh Ellingworth 18.07.23

 

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St Mary's Defibrillator Appeal

In April, a troop of Cubs and Scouts becoming the first large group ever to scale Pendle Hill in the dark. The expedition was called ‘A Taste of Kilimanjaro’ which was to raise vital funds to install defibrillators to keep their fellow cub Ashton safe. Incredibly, an appeal which set out with a target of raising around £4,000 - surpassed the £14,000 mark.

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Presented by  Josh Ellingworth 03.07.23

 

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Rose Hill Theatre

Rose Hill Theatre passionately believe that culture is key to building creative, resilient and hopeful communities. Their impact extends far beyond Rose Hills brilliant intimate theatre, of which I had a pleasure of a guided tour of during my visit. It really is a remarkable community and place.

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Presented by  Josh Ellingworth 01.06.23

 

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Benenden Charitable Trust

Chief Executive Officer Bob Andrews and Society Matron and Head of the Benenden Charitable Trust Cheryl Lythgoe have generously donated a defibrillator from defibshop to Debbie from Beverley Community to help raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest

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Presented by Racheal Richardson & Josh Ellingworth 28.04.23

 

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Sturminster & Stockwood Community Association

Councillor Graham Morris applied to defibshop in relation to the donate a defibrillator scheme and his comprehensive application and reasoning bagged him a unit.

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Presented by Kerry Fairhurst 24.03.23

 

Defibs for Denton

Defibs 4 Denton

The team at defibshop are delighted to have supported the Defibs for Denton campaign. Denton North East councillor Denise Ward started the fundraising campaign, prompted by the lifesaving actions of Tameside Lifeline Community Ambulance directors John Gilmour and Penny Brooks who saved the life of Tom Webster when he collapsed after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest. 

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Presented by Josh Ellingworth 22.02.23