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Nick Gets Ready to Run for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Nick Gets Ready to Run for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Wed, 05 Apr 2017

Nick White, from Loughborough, has already raised £1,900 in sponsorship ahead of the event, on April 23 – so now all that's left to do is run it!

It will be the first time that Nick, 45, has ever run a marathon.

"I chose the Joe Humphries Trust... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

SADS Awareness Conference 2017 Will Again Put Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People Firmly on the Agenda for Doctors & Nurses

SADS Awareness Conference 2017 Will Again Put Sudden Heart Deaths in Young People Firmly on the Agenda for Doctors & Nurses

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2017

These are the sorts of questions that will be addressed at this year's SADS awareness conference, organised by local charity the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) in conjunction with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

It takes place on... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

DMU students put in a 'champion effort' at charity football fest to tackle SADS

DMU students put in a 'champion effort' at charity football fest to tackle SADS

Posted: Fri, 03 Feb 2017

'A HUGE THANKS to all members of the De Montfort Mens and Womens football teams for being such 'GREAT SPORTS' at this year's annual DMU mens and womens football tournament to help Joe's Trust with its goal to raise awareness of #SADS and reduce the incidence... Read More »

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Leicestershire County Cricket Club are Proud to be Launching Heart Awareness in Cricket (HAC)

Leicestershire County Cricket Club are Proud to be Launching Heart Awareness in Cricket (HAC)

Posted: Wed, 11 Jan 2017

Following on from the successful CPR raise awareness day during a Specsavers County Championship match against Sussex in 2016, Leicestershire CCC have teamed up with the Heartwize charity and the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) to raise awareness... Read More »

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Nominate a young person of the year

Nominate a young person of the year

Posted: Tue, 06 Dec 2016

People in Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to vote for inspiring young people as part of this year's Lord-Lieutenant's Award.

Each year, the Lord-Lieutenant celebrates the achievements of young people across the city and county.

The award scheme... Read More »

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Karate Champions Dedicate Their Wins to Joe

Karate Champions Dedicate Their Wins to Joe

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016

Ahmad Saleh, Yusuf Saleh and Subayre Shire from the CKI school of martial arts, in Leicester, travelled to Portugal last month to compete in the WKC karate, kickboxing and martial arts championships.

They came back with an impressive haul of medals between... Read More »

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Medical Lead from Local Heart Charity Takes Part in Prestigious Conference

Medical Lead from Local Heart Charity Takes Part in Prestigious Conference

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016

A LOCAL heart charity's medical lead took part in a prestigious conference this week.

Dr Ffion Davies, who is one of the medical leads for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), is also a consultant in A&E at Leicester Royal Infirmary. She spoke... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

Don’t Go Breaking Your Heart – SADS Awareness Week

Don’t Go Breaking Your Heart – SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2016

SADS Awareness Week will take place from 1-8 October 2016.

SADS stands for Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome, a deadly and often hidden heart condition. In Britain, 12 young people aged 12-35 years old die each week from undiagnosed heart problems like... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS, SADS Awareness Week

Three Free Lectures will Mark this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Three Free Lectures will Mark this Year's SADS Awareness Week

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2016

A LOCAL charity will hold three free lectures later this year to help promote understanding of sudden heart deaths.

The lectures, which have just been announced, will take place in Leicester and Loughborough during SADS Week (1-8 October 2016), a key awareness-raising... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Events, SADS

A Huge Thank You - Rothley Park Cricket Club 'Party in the Park' in aid of JHMT

A Huge Thank You - Rothley Park Cricket Club 'Party in the Park' in aid of JHMT

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016

A HUGE THANK YOU!

At Party in the Park you raised £1465 by coming along and having a great time. As a result you are helping us to:

  • train, in partnership with Heartwize RTP, thousands (15,000 to date ) of school children, the vital life skills of... Read More »

Tags: Events, SADS

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, Events, SADS

£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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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LLYPAwards 2016 Nominations Now Open!

LLYPAwards 2016 Nominations Now Open!

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2015

Now is the time! to nominate a deserving young person for Leicestershire Lord Lieutenant's Young People Awards 2016 (10th Anniversary).

Nominations are open for a very, very special and inspiring young people, between the ages of 13-19 years old, from... Read More »

Tags: Events, LLYPAwards

Alan wins community award for his tireless life-saving work

Alan wins community award for his tireless life-saving work

Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015

Alan Harrison White, a retired cardiac specialist nurse who gives his time for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) and the British Heart Foundation, was presented with the Community Award at a ceremony last week.

Alan has travelled to all corners of... Read More »

Tags: CPR, Events

Blustery conditions fail to dampen the spirits of JHMT at Loughborough Market

Blustery conditions fail to dampen the spirits of JHMT at Loughborough Market

Posted: Sun, 06 Dec 2015

'WELL DONE' and 'THANKS' to all those who contributed so much during the build up and delivery of the JHMT Christmas stall at today's Loughborough Market.

Despite the fact that the market day was officially cancelled!! at 8am today due to very blustery... Read More »

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Rugby Legends help raise £35,000 at Gleeds’ Charity Dinner

Rugby Legends help raise £35,000 at Gleeds’ Charity Dinner

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2015

International property and construction consultancy, Gleeds, is pleased to announce the success of its Rugby Legends Charity Dinner, held last night at the Leicester Tigers Stadium. The event raised in excess of £35,000 for the Joe Humphries Memorial... Read More »

Tags: Charity Dinner, Events, Fundraising, Gleeds, Martin Johnson, Rory Underwood

Ellie Conquers Kilimanjaro and Raises Thousands for Charity

Ellie Conquers Kilimanjaro and Raises Thousands for Charity

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2015

Eighteen-year-old Ellie Allan, from Rothley, undertook the eight-day expedition last month (Oct), in aid of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT).

Ellie – a Loughborough Endowed Schools student – was a childhood friend of Joe Humphries, the... Read More »

Tags: Events

#beHeartsafe for SADS Awareness Week 2015

#beHeartsafe for SADS Awareness Week 2015

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2015

The campaign – which is urging people to #beHeartsafe – marks the third annual SADS Awareness Week, which takes place from 3-10 October.

And a major conference on SADS, with delegates including doctors and sports professionals, takes place... Read More »

Tags: Events, Heartsafe, SADS

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