Festive fun at the Denmans Lane Dash

Here at The Sussex Heart Charity, we love anything which brings local communities together. We were recently approached by Ray Gower who organises the annual Boxing Day Denmans Lane Dash in Lindfield, West Sussex. The event, which was started in 2015, sees villagers dashing from The Stand Up Inn, along Denmans Lane and back, half…

Thank you Iyla!

Iyla Ahmed, just 5 years old, took part in the annual festival of cycling held in London and cycled 16 miles to raise funds for the Sussex Heart Charity. Iyla’s fantastic and very impressive cycle ride (remember, Iyla is just 5 years old and cycled 16 miles!) raised an amazing £912.50 for the Sussex Heart…

Mayor Mo Marsh

Former 2017-18 Brighton and Hove Mayor Mo Marsh met Sussex Heart Charity Vice Chair Jason Palmer and Co-Chair Dr. Rachael James at the Royal Sussex County hospital on 17th September to present a cheque for £9,400. The Sussex Heart Charity was one of five charities the mayor chose to support. Mo Marsh said: “I was…

Hurley Partners Raise £20,000

South East based pension and discretionary investment managers Hurley Partners, have handed over a cheque for a staggering £20,000 to The Sussex Heart Charity, specifically to assist in the funding of state of the art life-saving cardiac equipment at Brighton’s Royal Sussex County Hospital. Through the generosity of clients and friends at its annual Charity…

The Railway AED project

Life-saving heart restarters have been fitted to over 50 stations across Sussex through a partnership between The Sussex Heart Charity (SHC) and Southern, owned and operated by Govia Thameslink Railway. SHC first launched the programme two years ago as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations and has invested £100,000 in the programme. The Rt Hon Amber…

Yellowave AED

A life-saving defibrillator has been installed at a popular beach sports venue in honour of one of its founders. Staff at Yellowave in Brighton raised the money needed to maintain the machine following the death of Alan Randall, who suffered a fatal heart attack in 2012. The defibrillator is outside the venue so it can…

Brighton Table Tennis Club

Brighton Table Tennis Club (BTTC) requested support from the Sussex Heart Charity (SHC) to procure an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). They had recently relocated to new premises at the Fitzherbert Centre in Kemptown. Currently over 400 people per week use the club facilities and they continue to see a steady increase in the number of…