Graham Stuart, MP for Beverley and Holderness, has written to secondary schools in his constituency for Restart a Heart Day, which this year took place virtually.
The local MP, who is the founder of the CADEY campaign to ensure full coverage of publicly accessible defibrillators across Beverley and Holderness, is encouraging schools to apply for a free CPR kit from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to improve awareness of the importance of knowing CPR in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest.
Graham Stuart, the MP for Beverley and Holderness, recently chaired the latest meeting of the CADEY Committee, which seeks to improve the life chances of people suffering cardiac arrests in East Yorkshire.
The CADEY campaign, which stands for Community Access Defibrillators for East Yorkshire, was founded by the MP in 2018 in response to the dismal survival rates for cardiac arrests which occur outside a hospital and the lack of publicly accessible defibrillators in the area.
A Yorkshire baker has handed over a cheque for £11,000 to Kidney Research UK following a year of fundraising – marking the firm reaching a milestone £100,000 total donation to charity over the last 10 years.
With help from their customers and team Thomas the Baker, which has 30 stores across Yorkshire and the North East, has set about raising money for its ‘charity of the year’ for the last decade.
Beverley and Holderness MP, Graham Stuart has welcomed the initiative of three Beverley High School pupils, Jazmin Young, Amelia Sparks and Libby Marshall, who are participating in the annual Police Lifestyle challenge.
The girls are holding a fashion show in Beverley. The free event will be held at Beverley Minster Parish Hall this coming Tuesday 21st August 2018, from 2:00 pm until 4:30 pm.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is pleased to have Nicola Jones joining the team as the new Fundraising Manager for South and East Yorkshire.
Around 42,300 people across the East Riding of Yorkshire are fighting a daily battle with heart and circulatory disease. Each year these devastating conditions claim the lives of more than 1048 people in the East Riding alone.
Residents of Cherry Burton were given the opportunity to learn essential life-saving skills when the British Heart Foundation’s Heartstart CPR training course was delivered at the village’s sports pavilion recently.
The training follows the installation of two Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at separate locations in the village.