Defibrillator donated to Brighton Dome

Brighton Dome has accepted the donation of a new defibrillator to the Concert Hall. Mark Atwell gave the life-saving device in memory of his late father, Trevor Atwell who regularly attended concerts at the venue. Trevor passed away at his home in Lancing in the autumn from an unexpected heart condition. Last year, he supported…

Two more defibrillators for South Lancing

We joined forces with Lancing Parish Council and the Lancing & Sompting Lions Club to fund two new public access defibrillators for Lancing. The two potentially life-saving machines are now available 24/7 outside Lancing Parish Hall in South Street and the Lions’ Hall in Roberts Road as part of a public appeal, launched by the Chairman of Adur District…

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…