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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

Young carer, creative artist and aspiring sports coach get Inspire Awards from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Young carer, creative artist and aspiring sports coach get Inspire Awards from the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2016

A YOUNG carer who is determined to give something back to his community has been given an award to help him achieve his ambitions.

Nineteen-year-old Carl Tincknell, from Northfields in Leicester, is one of the latest young people to benefit from an Inspire... Read More »

Tags: Inspire

Here's wishing you a Healthy, Prosperous and Happy New Year 2016

Here's wishing you a Healthy, Prosperous and Happy New Year 2016

Posted: Fri, 01 Jan 2016

Thank You for helping JHMT make a difference in 2015. 2016 should also be a landmark year in Joe's life when he would have been eagerly looking forward to celebrating his 18th birthday. He is one of many young people who, with no prior warning, are so... Read More »

Tags: New Year

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2015

Have a great Christmas and thanks for all your support and work for Joe's Trust. It's very much appreciated.

Best wishes,

Steve, Angie and Lauren

(JHMT Christmas message poster 2015 designed by Niamh Beange and Beth Russell from Graphics & E-Media FD... Read More »

Tags: Christmas

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

Getting to the heart of saving young lives

Getting to the heart of saving young lives

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2015

'In a perfect world, imagine if there was a defibrillator at every sporting venue in the country'

There is no doubt that England and Australia's sporting rivalry is amongst the longest, hardest-fought and most engrossing in the world. But despite our differences,... Read More »

Tags: Defibrillator, Joes Mini Heartstart

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: Events, CPR

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