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Historic City Cricket has its Finger on the Pulse when it comes to Heart Safety

Historic City Cricket has its Finger on the Pulse when it comes to Heart Safety

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 »

Tags: SADS, CPR

Young People Celebrated at Annual Awards

Young People Celebrated at Annual Awards

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018

Bravehearts, volunteers, athletes and artists received coveted accolades in front of friends and family at the Lord Lieutenant's awards held at County Hall.

Youngsters from across Leicester and Leicestershire were recognised for some of the most remarkable... Read More »

Tags: Events

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018

Joe's Jog, now in its fifth year, will take place before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 12 June.

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

Tags: SADS, Events

Croft Juniors FC joins growing number of heartsafe clubs

Croft Juniors FC joins growing number of heartsafe clubs

Posted: Fri, 20 Apr 2018

Croft Juniors FC, which has 200 members aged from four to 15, has installed an automated external defibrillator (AED) on the wall of its pavilion at the Winston Avenue sports ground, in Croft.

The defibrillator was funded by donations from local businesses... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator

200 People Have Now Been Trained in Vital Life-Saving Skills

200 People Have Now Been Trained in Vital Life-Saving Skills

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 »

Tags: SADS, CPR

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

On your Marks, Get Set, Go for the 5th Joe's Jog!

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018

Joe's Jog, now in its fifth year, will take place before the Mattioli Woods Rothley 10k running event which takes place in the Leicestershire village on Tuesday 12 June.

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

Tags: SADS, Events

Alice's Marathon Effort in Honour of Joe

Alice's Marathon Effort in Honour of Joe

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018

Alice Humphries, a former pupil at Hind Leys Community College, is currently studying at Brighton University, and is training for the Brighton Marathon on 15th April.

Alice, 20, from Shepshed, will be raising money for the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust... Read More »

Tags: SADS

Leicester Primary School Trains Year 6's in Vital Life-Saving Skills

Leicester Primary School Trains Year 6's in Vital Life-Saving Skills

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 »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Imps Become Heart Safe with Help from Joe's Trust

Imps Become Heart Safe with Help from Joe's Trust

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 »

Tags: SADS, CPR

LRCL to Become Pioneers through Heartsafe League

LRCL to Become Pioneers through Heartsafe League

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 »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Rothley Primary School Children Learn CPR Skills with the Help of JHMT

Rothley Primary School Children Learn CPR Skills with the Help of JHMT

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 »

Tags: CPR, SADS

Bystander CPR Saves Lives:  Evington Resident uses CPR to Save a Life

Bystander CPR Saves Lives: Evington Resident uses CPR to Save a Life

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 »

Tags: SADS, CPR

‘Time’ to save a life – Teenager’s documentary sheds light on sudden heart deaths

‘Time’ to save a life – Teenager’s documentary sheds light on sudden heart deaths

Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Sixteen-year-old Jess O'Brien has turned her talents to the subject to help the work of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT), a local charity that works to promote awareness and greater understanding of sudden heart deaths in young people.

Jess launched... Read More »

Tags: SADS

‘Time’ to Nominate your Young Person of the Year 2018

‘Time’ to Nominate your Young Person of the Year 2018

Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Help celebrate the achievements of young people across the city and county by nominating an inspiring young person for the Lord-Lieutenant's 2018 awards

People in Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to nominate inspiring young people for this... Read More »

Tags: Events

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

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