News - September, 2018

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Scouts team up with JHMT to launch new heartsafe badge

Scouts team up with JHMT to launch new heartsafe badge

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019

CHARNWOOD Scouts have teamed up with Rothley-based heart charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to develop a new badge for their members. Read More »

Tags: SADS, Inspire

Rowing Club Teams Up with JHMT to Provide Community Defibrillator

Rowing Club Teams Up with JHMT to Provide Community Defibrillator

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

The new defib – which is situated next to the main entrance of Leicester Rowing Club, on Upperton Road – is available for use 24/7, whenever it is needed.

It has been funded by the rowing club along with donations from running club the West... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator

Inspire Awards for Four More Sporting Young People

Inspire Awards for Four More Sporting Young People

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

Inspire Awards are small grants handed out to young people by local charity the JHMT to help them achieve their goals.

Twenty-year-old Megan Morrison from Quorn in Leicestershire is looking to be in the best possible shape for several open meets in 2019,... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Cricket Club Becomes Heartsafe with the Help of JHMT

Cricket Club Becomes Heartsafe with the Help of JHMT

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019

Countesthorpe Cricket Club has funded the new defibrillator thanks to donations from the Leicestershire Cricket Association, Pirelli and Countesthorpe Parish Council – and has also put its own club funds towards the project.

The external cabinet... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Events

A HUGE THANKS to DMUFC students & friends for being such ‘GREAT SPORTS’ at annual football tournament, in aid of JHMT

A HUGE THANKS to DMUFC students & friends for being such ‘GREAT SPORTS’ at annual football tournament, in aid of JHMT

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019

Once again congratulations to the Team DMU organizing committee led by James Dillon who have worked so hard to make the event possible.

HONOURS EVEN: The curtain raiser challenge between DMUFC ( Very Strong!!) Select v JHMT Select opened the tournament... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Events

Time to Nominate your Young Person of the Year

Time to Nominate your Young Person of the Year

Posted: Thu, 10 Jan 2019

The Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur OBE said: "I am delighted to continue the Lord-Lieutenant's Awards. This is my first year of involvement and I am really looking forward to hearing about the remarkable efforts of our amazing young... Read More »

Tags: Events

Aspiring Olympic kitesurfer among those to benefit from JHMT Inspire Awards

Aspiring Olympic kitesurfer among those to benefit from JHMT Inspire Awards

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018

Inspire Awards are handed out to young people aged 13-21 from Leicester and Leicestershire to help them fulfill their ambitions in the fields of music, arts, sports, entrepreneurism and community endeavour. It's a small grants scheme set up by local charity... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards, CPR

Joe’s Trust JHMT Helps Local Scouts to Become Heartsafe

Joe’s Trust JHMT Helps Local Scouts to Become Heartsafe

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Rothley-based charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), which raises awareness of sudden heart deaths like SADS (sudden arrhythmic death syndrome), has been helping Charnwood Scouts to become heartsafe by offering specialist life-saving training... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Defibrillator, SADS

Joe's Photography Competition

Joe's Photography Competition

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018

In memory of De Lisle student and keen photographer Joe Humphries we held our fifth JHMT and De Lisle Photography Competition on 20 November 2018. The standard of entries was once again incredibly high, showcasing the creative talents of both students... Read More »

Tags: Photography

Joe’s Trust (JHMT) Helps Boxing Club to Become Heart Safe

Joe’s Trust (JHMT) Helps Boxing Club to Become Heart Safe

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2018

The Waterfront Sports and Education Academy (WSEA) has recently installed a defibrillator at the front of its building, on Marjorie Street.

Through its association with the JHMT, the club was able to purchase a defib at a subsidised rate. Staff from WSEA... Read More »

Tags: Events, CPR, SADS

Foxes legends join forces with Joe’s Trust (JHMT) to help tackle SADS

Foxes legends join forces with Joe’s Trust (JHMT) to help tackle SADS

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018

Steve and Muzzy – who run the Advanced Football Development Academy (AFDA), in Whetsone – have taken on responsibility for looking after a defibrillator previously housed in a medical room at the neighbouring Blaby Whetstone Boys Club, positioning... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Defibrillator and training for St Matthews community marks SADS Awareness Week

Defibrillator and training for St Matthews community marks SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018

A NEW multi-use games area and Cruyff court in St Matthews in Leicester has officially launched its new public-access defibrillator.

St Matthews multi-use games area is a flagship project on the city estate, which officially opened in August. Located in... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Awesome Foursome Share out £1,650 in Inspire Awards

Awesome Foursome Share out £1,650 in Inspire Awards

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018

George Larke, Dan Lewis, Kade Smith and Jessica Lapworth have each received Inspire Awards from local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to help them reach their goals in music, sport and creative arts.

The JHMT set up the scheme in memory... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Inspire Awards

Simple Skills Save Lives - That's the Message of this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Simple Skills Save Lives - That's the Message of this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018

SADS Awareness Week will take place from 1-5 October 2018. It is organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The JHMT was set up after the death of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries in 2012. Joe died from SADS while out on a training... Read More »

Tags: SADS, Events

Catriona is a World Champion - with a Little Help from Inspire

Catriona is a World Champion - with a Little Help from Inspire

Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018

Catriona Chung, 21, from Loughborough, competed at the Cerebral Palsy (CP) World Games in Barcelona last month, using her Inspire Award to help fund the trip.

She returned with two gold medals, for the 100m and 50m free, plus one silver for the 100m breaststroke.... Read More »

Tags: Inspire Awards

Three Local Sports Clubs Raise their Game to Create a Heartsafe Sporting Environment

Three Local Sports Clubs Raise their Game to Create a Heartsafe Sporting Environment

Posted: Sat, 01 Sep 2018

Kegworth Town Cricket Club, Kibworth Cricket Club and Kirby Muxloe Sports Club have all invested in defibrillators and had CPR training with the support of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT). Financial assistance has come from JHMT and the Everards... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

There's Still Time to Nominate Sports Stars in Charnwood

There's Still Time to Nominate Sports Stars in Charnwood

Posted: Sat, 01 Sep 2018

The annual awards are run by Charnwood Borough Council and give recognition to committed athletes and the dedicated coaches and volunteers who give up their time to support them.

Will Blanche, senior active recreation officer at the Council, said "The... Read More »

Tags: Events

New Defibrillators Available for the Community

New Defibrillators Available for the Community

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018

The equipment is now available for the community to use at the Derby Road and Nanpantan sports grounds.

While the defibrillators can be used by anyone, training is also being offered thanks to the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust, a Leicestershire heart charity... Read More »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Grants to Help Charnwood Sports Buy Life-Saving Defibrillators

Grants to Help Charnwood Sports Buy Life-Saving Defibrillators

Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2018

The Council is offering up to £250 towards the equipment and is working with Leicestershire heart charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

The charity, set up in memory of Rothley teenager Joe Humphries who was a victim of sudden arrhythmic... Read More »

Tags: CPR

Highfield Rangers Joins Growing Number of Heartsafe Clubs

Highfield Rangers Joins Growing Number of Heartsafe Clubs

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018

Highfield Rangers, in Rushey Mead, has more than 200 members in a range of junior and senior football and cricket teams.

The club has teamed up with heart charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to install an automated external defibrillator (AED)... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Heartsafe

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