News - March, 2014

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March, 2014

Local Football Clubs Join as ONE to Help Create a HEART SAFE Sporting & Community for ALL

Local Football Clubs Join as ONE to Help Create a HEART SAFE Sporting & Community for ALL

Posted: Fri, 24 Nov 2017

A NEW public-access defibrillator has been installed close to the training ground of two Leicester football clubs.

The defibrillator has been installed on a lamp-post column adjacent to the Bus Shelter on Braunstone Lane East, close to where both Leicester... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Budding Karate Champs Benefit from Inspire Awards

Budding Karate Champs Benefit from Inspire Awards

Posted: Sat, 18 Nov 2017

And their journey has been aided by Inspire Awards totalling £600 provided by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

Seventeen-year-old Dylan Traves, from Measham, and his 15-year-old brother Aron, have both been selected by the English... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Play Sport, PLAY HEART SAFE - Local Bowls Club Joins Forces with Partners to Help Create a HEART SAFE Community for ALL

Play Sport, PLAY HEART SAFE - Local Bowls Club Joins Forces with Partners to Help Create a HEART SAFE Community for ALL

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Shepshed Bowls Club has raised the money for the vital life-saving equipment to be installed on the wall of its clubhouse, in Charnwood Road.

It has also gained funding for the project from Shepshed Lions, Shepshed Rotary Club and local charity the Joe... Read More »

Tags: CPR

De Montfort University hosts Leicestershire's 'Restart A Heart Day'

De Montfort University hosts Leicestershire's 'Restart A Heart Day'

Posted: Fri, 06 Oct 2017

More than 100 students, staff and members of the local community have been trained to save lives thanks to De Montfort Students' Union (DSU)'s unique partnership with a Leicestershire charity.

Kasabian star Chris Edwards learnt basic CPR at Wednesday's... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Balloon launch, book, talks and training sessions mark this year’s JHMT SADS Awareness Week

Balloon launch, book, talks and training sessions mark this year’s JHMT SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Thu, 28 Sep 2017

SADS Awareness Week will take place from 2-6 October 2017.

The JHMT was set up after the death of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries in 2012. Joe died from SADS while out on a training jog near his home. SADS stands for sudden arrhythmic death syndrome, a... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events, CPR, Martin Johnson

Ruffle the Rail Dog and his lifesaving message help to launch this year’s SADS Awareness Week

Ruffle the Rail Dog and his lifesaving message help to launch this year’s SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2017

The story of Ruffle the Life Saver is the latest in the adventures of Ruffle the Rail Dog, a series of books written and illustrated by local author Rachel Greaves.

Rachel has written and illustrated the story in association with local charity the Joe... Read More »

Tags: Ruffle

Alan Teaches Life-Saving Skills to More than 1,000 People

Alan Teaches Life-Saving Skills to More than 1,000 People

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017

Retired cardiac nurse Alan Harrison-White is a vital member of the JHMT team, putting his skills to use for local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.

The JHMT was set up was set up in memory of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries, who collapsed and tragically... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Cricket Club leading the Way in Being Heartsafe Thanks to Training from Local Charity

Cricket Club leading the Way in Being Heartsafe Thanks to Training from Local Charity

Posted: Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Rothley Park Cricket Club, one of the leading advocates of the Leicestershire Heart Awareness in Cricket programme, invited specialist volunteers from local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to come and deliver the training to players and... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator, SADS

Special Olympics GB Athletes get a Boost from JHMT's Inspire Awards

Special Olympics GB Athletes get a Boost from JHMT's Inspire Awards

Posted: Thu, 10 Aug 2017

Swimmer Laura Sharp, from Sileby, and tennis player Matthew Chilvers, from Broughton Astley, are among around 2,600 athletes heading for the largest sports event to take place in Great Britain for people with an intellectual (learning) disability.

The... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

JHMT Helps Put Cardiac Health on National Sports Agenda

JHMT Helps Put Cardiac Health on National Sports Agenda

Posted: Wed, 09 Aug 2017

The recommendations set out in the report, which was commissioned by the Government, cover areas including safeguarding, mental welfare and equality, diversity and inclusion.

A section on safety, injury and medical issues has been particularly welcomed... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Inspiring Six Share Out £1,000 in Inspire Awards

Inspiring Six Share Out £1,000 in Inspire Awards

Posted: Mon, 17 Jul 2017

Callum Twelves, Tia Bhatt, Muhammad Ibraheem,Alma Unsudimi, Curtis Scothern and Daisy Platts have all received the awards – totalling £1,000 – which are handed out by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

Inspire Awards... Read More »

Tags: Inspire, Inspire Awards

Leicester's Heart Friendly Parks

Leicester's Heart Friendly Parks

Posted: Sun, 02 Jul 2017

The defibrillator, at Abbey Park Visitor Centre, will join 2 others in Abbey Park and 28 in total installed across other parks in Leicester and achieves the end of phase one of an installation programme. Further units will be installed during the next... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

More Life-Saving Equipment Installed at the LCCC - Fischer County Ground

More Life-Saving Equipment Installed at the LCCC - Fischer County Ground

Posted: Sun, 02 Jul 2017

The JHMT, a local charity, works closely with sports organisations, including LCCC, to train students and sportspeople in CPR and defibrillator skills. A cardiac awareness day was held at the club in September 2016 for staff, players and the public, and... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator, SADS

More than £1,000 Raised by this Year's Joe's Jog

More than £1,000 Raised by this Year's Joe's Jog

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2017

Joe's Jog, now in its fourth year, took place before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event on Tuesday 13 June. It drew a record 248 participants, with families and children of all ages enjoying the chance to be part of the Rothley 10k evening.... Read More »

Tags: Events

Teamwork Saves Lives: Sileby Town CC & JHMT combine for CPR and Defibrillator training

Teamwork Saves Lives: Sileby Town CC & JHMT combine for CPR and Defibrillator training

Posted: Mon, 12 Jun 2017

Joe Humphries was 14 years old when he collapsed whilst jogging within 2 minutes of his home. The tragedy of losing a fit, healthy, vibrant and fun loving son and brother was made all the harder to bear when the very next day the family found that 12... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator, CPR

Inspiring Lucy Gets £350 Award to Help Her Compete at Deaflympics

Inspiring Lucy Gets £350 Award to Help Her Compete at Deaflympics

Posted: Thu, 18 May 2017

Lucy Sharp, age 16, from Sileby, is a talented young sportswoman and has been selected to be a part of the Great Britain team for the Deaflympics, to be held in Turkey in July.

Inspire Awards are small grants handed out by local charity the Joe Humphries... Read More »

Tags: Inspire

Mission Accomplished!!

Mission Accomplished!!

Posted: Wed, 03 May 2017

See below Nick's blog message as he reflects on this fantastic personal achievement to help Joe's Trust make a difference:

' A huge thank you to JHMT for giving me the opportunity to run this year's London marathon. It was an honour and privilege to be... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

On your marks, get set and get ready to run a very special mile for Joe

On your marks, get set and get ready to run a very special mile for Joe

Posted: Mon, 01 May 2017

Joe's Jog, now in its fourth year, will take place before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event, which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 13 June.

The inclusive and family-friendly fun run, which kicks off at 6.15pm, gives families... Read More »

Tags: Events

DSU unveil first public defibrillator at the heart of campus

DSU unveil first public defibrillator at the heart of campus

Posted: Sun, 30 Apr 2017

The move, which will make the heart of campus a safer place for students, staff and the public alike, is thanks to DSU's unique partnership with the Trust, set up after the death of 14-year-old Joe from sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS) in 2012.... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator, DSU

Leicester Market Fundraisers on Adrenaline Fuelled Challenge

Leicester Market Fundraisers on Adrenaline Fuelled Challenge

Posted: Thu, 06 Apr 2017

Rob Manley, a senior markets officer at Leicester Market, and stallholder Michael Gibson, from F Gibson & Son fishmongers, raised more than £1,000 by taking on ZipWorld, in north Wales – billed as 'the longest zip line in Europe and the... Read More »

Tags: SADS

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