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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Posted: Thu, 24 May 2018
The Leicester Electricity Sports Cricket Club, based off Aylestone Road in New Bridge Street, has a new defibrillator attached to the outside wall of its cricket pavilion, making it available to the public, if needed, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Free training in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to use a defibrillator has been offered to council staff, 'friends of' parks groups and members of the public in a drive to make Leicester's open spaces 'heart friendly'.
The training, which... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018
Woodstock Primary Academy, in Stocking Farm, has also been highlighting ways in which younger children can raise the alarm to help in the event of a cardiac emergency.
Trainer and retired cardiac nurse Alan Harrison-White recently trained 58 Woodstock... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018
Rothley Imps Juniors FC, based at Fowke Street Recreational Park in the village, has been working closely on the project with the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).
More than 170 children play football for the Rothley Imps Juniors, from under-6s to under-16s.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018
LRCL Premier League is the first in the country to make it a league requirement for all premier clubs to sign up to the Leicestershire & Rutland Heart Awareness in Cricket (HAC) scheme.
It will ensure that all clubs have an onsite defibrillator at... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Year 6 children (aged 10-11) at Rothley C of E Primary Academy welcomed Alan Harrison-White, from heart charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), who came in to teach them more about how to react in an emergency situation.
The school has recently... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018
The passenger took a breath just before the emergency services arrived. Afterwards the Evington resident told me, "I need to go home and assess what has happened for myself and I know I don't want a fuss. I prefer an uneventful life, but I am glad I managed... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Posted: Thu, 28 Sep 2017