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Family fundraisers organise free heart screening
The first in a series of free local screening
sessions to identify potentially
life-threatening heart conditions among young
people has been held in Eastleigh thanks to the
fundraising efforts of a local family.
A first mobile heart
screening unit will be
helping to save lives in
Bognor Regis next year. The
unit will assess the cardiac
health of 100 young people
aged between 14 and 35
during its day in the town.
Cardiac Risk in the Young It's a sad truth
that youth is no guarantee of a healthy heart.
But charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY),
provides crucial support to young people at risk
from cardiological problems and seeks to prevent
thousands of young deaths.
'Team Tom' take to the bridges
More than 50 people walked across seven London
bridges on Sunday in memory of Ealing schoolboy
Tom Clabburn and to raise awareness of the
cardiac risk faced by young people.
Local man features in powerful new charity book
Nobody can begin to imagine the depth of
heartache felt by a parent who has lost a child,
but Northfield's resident, Paul Clabburn, has
shared his experience and written a powerful and
moving account of the death of his son Tom - who
was a pupil at Drayton Manor School.
The Lion Brewery in Ash is
more than just a local
watering hole – it is a pub
which aims to bring the
BBC Radio Solent
Julian Clegg show (audio - listen from 1:37.05 to 1:58.13)
CRY Chief Executive Alison Cox talks about young
sudden cardiac death, alongside the husband
(Andy) and father (Graham) of Claire Reed, who
died suddenly in March 2013 aged just 22.
Angels launch community
Tonbridge Angels launch their Community
Development Football Scheme at Longmead on
Monday. The FA backed project is aimed at
getting youngsters involved in the game and
potentially uncovering some young talent.
Family tee off in memory of Mark
Following the death of Mark Law Hing Choy, 35, who collapsed and died
due to cardiac arrest at Bedford Railway Station in April 2009, his
family and friends have raised money for ‘CRY’ (Cardiac Risk in the
Young) so that others will not have to experience the loss that they
Show for Orpington dancer who died suddenly last year
A show is being put on in memory of a professional dancer from Orpington
who died suddenly last year. Matthew Beadle, who was 32, passed away on
September 10 2012 while on holiday with friends in Orange County,
Charity set up in honour of Hale man bids to increase defibrillators
The Ben Crean Trust is working with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) to
raise awareness and funds to increase the number of defibrillators in
public places and schools. The Trust was set up after 28-year-old
Hale man Ben Crean died suddenly of a heart attack in 2008, and parents
Jennie and Nick and sister Amy decided to establish the fund in his
Isle of Wight County
Boost for heart cause Supporters of a charity are one step
closer to raising £8,000 for a paediatric heart screening unit on the
Isle of Wight, thanks to a Christmas fair.
The family and friends of a
man who died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart problem
have raised more than £10,000 in his memory.
Mid Sussex Times
Family's tribute to Gary will save lives
A family turned tragedy into a positive campaign after one of them died
on holiday. The Pope family from Mid Sussex were thanked by the charity
Cardiac Risk in the Young for unstinting fundraising efforts in memory
of their son, Gary.
team rise to Everest challenge A group of intrepid IT workers are off into the
Himalayas in search of yetis – and failing a yeti, some pretty
spectacular views. The three staff members from Custodian Data Centre,
based at Maidstone Studios in Grove Green, flew out to Kathmandu at the
end of November to start a two-week charity trek up the slopes of Mount
Lauren prepares to
'grim' and bear it...
A plucky young woman will mark her full recovery
from a burst appendix by taking part in a gruelling mud-ridden obstacle
course this weekend. On Saturday, 26-year-old Lauren Palmer will compete
in the eight-mile Grim 8 challenge in Aldershot.
Teens get checked in Ben's
memory The memory of a Bickley schoolboy inspired more than 100
pupils to get screened for heart conditions. Aspiring sportsman Ben
Daniels, 15, collapsed following a cardiac arrest while training with
the Ex Blues football team in March last year. He died in hospital
three days later.
Memorial fund backs heart screening More than 70 young people had their hearts screened for
free in Ealing on Sunday. The fully booked sessions were funded by the
Tom Clabburn Memorial Fund and run by the charity Cardiac Risk in the
Young (CRY), who provided the medical expertise.
cycle in memory of Sasha Two
cyclists are riding 800 miles to Berlin in memory of a Purbeck
singer/songwriter who passed away in the German capital earlier this
year. Talented Sasha Boyesen, a well-known performer in the Swanage
area, died in April following an accidental drugs overdose just two
weeks after her 23rd birthday.
End of the road for charity cycling pair Two Dover-born cyclists have ridden to Land's End to
raise money for charity. Richard Varrall, 29, and Tom Stephenson,
30, took on the challenge in aid of the charity Cardiac Risk In The