News - May, 2015

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LCC Parks Staff Get CPR Training & Learn How to Use an AED with Support from JHMT

LCC Parks Staff Get CPR Training & Learn How to Use an AED with Support from JHMT

Posted: Thu, 01 Sep 2016

Defibrillators have recently been installed in many of the city's parks and open spaces, including Abbey, Braunstone, Evington, Humberstone, Spinney Hill, Watermead and Victoria parks, and at Aylestone Hall Gardens as well as Rushey Fields and Cossington... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Talented Six get Awards from Local Charity

Talented Six get Awards from Local Charity

Posted: Mon, 08 Aug 2016

TWO talented swimmers, an aspiring film-maker and a budding badminton player are among the latest round of young people to benefit from an Inspire Award.

Awards have also been handed out to a gifted roller hockey player and a budding basketball star, as... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Cricket club determined to hit sudden heart death for six

Cricket club determined to hit sudden heart death for six

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2016

A FORMER Leicestershire batsman and England coach has helped launch a campaign to train amateur cricketers in vital life-saving skills.

Tim Boon, England under-19s coach and an ex-county player, attended Rothley Park Cricket Club to lend his support for... Read More »

Tags: CPR

The future of England Women's Cricket in 'SAFE HANDS'

The future of England Women's Cricket in 'SAFE HANDS'

Posted: Sun, 10 Jul 2016

Some of the country's up and coming women's cricketers are amongst the latest to benefit from life-saving training including hands-on CPR, how to use an AED and to put someone in the recovery position.

Experts from the *Leicestershire Resuscitation Training... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Sport

New defibrillator for city golf course

New defibrillator for city golf course

Posted: Tue, 05 Jul 2016

GOLF COURSE users are set to benefit from a new defibrillator – and life-saving training so that they know how to use it.

Players at Humberstone Heights Golf Course have recently had a new defibrillator installed, for use by the local community.... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator

Running as ONE to help JHMT Raise Awareness & Save Young Heartbeats

Running as ONE to help JHMT Raise Awareness & Save Young Heartbeats

Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2016

The run was held to support the work of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), and took place in Joe's home village of Rothley.

Joe's Jog, now in its third year, kicked off just before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event on Tuesday 14 June.... Read More »

Tags: Active4Joe, SADS, Events

Niamh & Beth Launch GO18FORJOE & Help to Save Young Heartbeats

Niamh & Beth Launch GO18FORJOE & Help to Save Young Heartbeats

Posted: Sat, 28 May 2016

Niamh Beange and Beth Russell, both aged 19, are taking a graphics and e-media foundation degree at Leicester College and De Montfort University. They are the creative force behind GO18FORJOE, a new campaign from local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial... Read More »

Tags: Active4Joe, Go18ForJoe

On your Marks, Get Set, Go!  Get Ready to Run a Very Special Mile for Joe

On your Marks, Get Set, Go! Get Ready to Run a Very Special Mile for Joe

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016

Joe's Jog, now in its third year, will take place before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event, which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 14 June.

The inclusive and family-friendly fun run gives families and children aged seven... Read More »

Tags: Active4Joe, Rothley 10k

Wigston Magna Methodist Church Installs Community Defibrillator

Wigston Magna Methodist Church Installs Community Defibrillator

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2016

The congregation at the church, in Cross Street, was assisted by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) in getting the defibrillator in place.

David Cawthorn, a senior member of the congregation at the church, said: "We know that defibrillators... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator

Defibrillators Should be in all Schools

Defibrillators Should be in all Schools

Posted: Thu, 12 May 2016

Education bosses are encouraging all schools to have a defibrillator on site in case of emergencies.

It follows the tragic death of trainee teacher, Ian Babington, at Roundhill Academy, last month.

Mr Babington, 45, collapsed while teaching after suffering... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator

£10k Charity Aim for Pals

£10k Charity Aim for Pals

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2016

A group of friends are planning to raise £10,000 for charity in 12 months with a series of seven events.

Jits Chauhan, a 42 year old architect from Oadby is one of the members of a group now numbering about 30 people who are pulling together to put... Read More »

Tags: Events

Heart Matters @7eventsleics Family Health & Well-Being Festival

Heart Matters @7eventsleics Family Health & Well-Being Festival

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2016

It's child's play when it comes down to getting hands - on, as demonstrated at the Family Health & Well Being Festival in Evington, Leicester and under the expert guidance of JHMT's Community Liaison Officer and trainer Alan Harrison White.

More than... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Inspire Awards for Eliza & Elliott

Inspire Awards for Eliza & Elliott

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2016

Eliza Hart, 17, from Leicester city centre, and 20-year-old Elliott Powell, from Knighton, have gained the awards from local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

JHMT works to increase awareness of – and reduce the instances of –... Read More »

Tags: Inspire

Generous Teenager Donates Prize Money to JHMT

Generous Teenager Donates Prize Money to JHMT

Posted: Mon, 04 Apr 2016

Christian Smaditch, a Dixie Grammar School student from Leicester Forest East, was presented with the prestigious Whitbread Memorial Prize at the House of Lords.

He won the award – from the Independent Schools Association (ISA) – for his outstanding... Read More »

Tags: Events

'Hands On' to Learn Key Lifesaving Skills in Thurnby, Leicester

'Hands On' to Learn Key Lifesaving Skills in Thurnby, Leicester

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2016


Thanks to the efforts of local councillors and the community, a public access defibrillator was recently fitted to the outside of Thurnby Lodge Youth and Community Centre, Leicester for local people to use if called upon in case of an emergency.

To break... Read More »

Tags: Heartsafe

Pitbulls Shooting Hoops in Aid of Local Heart Charity JHMT

Pitbulls Shooting Hoops in Aid of Local Heart Charity JHMT

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2016

On Saturday (Feb 20), De Montfort University's women's team will be hosting their very first basketball tournament, inviting DMU students, staff and sports societies to take part in a fun and friendly competition to win a number of spot prizes.

The event... Read More »

Tags: Events

Life-Saving Equipment Unveiled at Community Centre

Life-Saving Equipment Unveiled at Community Centre

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2016

A heart defibrillator has been fitted to the outside of Thurnby Lodge Youth and Community Centre, for local people to use.

The centre has many elderly residents and is near a park, football clubs, schools and a shopping precinct. It is the first defibrillator... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator

Congratulations & Thanks to the 'Great Sports' from De Montfort University Students' Union

Congratulations & Thanks to the 'Great Sports' from De Montfort University Students' Union

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2016

This memorable day of football with a record 43 teams turning out in force on a bitter cold January would not have been possible without the sterling efforts and enthusiasm of Abigail Battisto, chair of the women's football team and support from colleagues.... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS, Defibrillator

DSU football students to take on Martin Johnson and friends in fund-raising charity match

DSU football students to take on Martin Johnson and friends in fund-raising charity match

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2016

The De Montfort University women's and men's football teams are holding their annual event at Goals football centre – and this year, it will be in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

JHMT is a local charity which works to raise awareness... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator, SADS

Leicester Mercury Sports Ceremony - Community Winner for his voluntary work with JHMT, educating and training about SADS and CPR, particular the sports clubs around Leicestershire with Alan White

Leicester Mercury Sports Ceremony - Community Winner for his voluntary work with JHMT, educating and training about SADS and CPR, particular the sports clubs around Leicestershire with Alan White

Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2016

Many Congratulations' to Alan Harrison White for his outstanding efforts and driving the Joe's Mini Heartstart for Sports programme to ensure Leicester sporting clubs and groups are better prepared and ready to tackle SADS,. On this occasion recognised... Read More »

Tags: CPR, SADS, Heartsafe

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