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Articles from regional publications - London & South East (2013/14)

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01/04/14 BBC South East Today

Heart screening in memory of Jack Maddams
(video - watch from 13:10 to 15:55)

26/03/14 St George's University of London

Spotlight on Science: Preventing Sudden Death in Sport
Former England rugby player Lee Mears lent his support to a successful public event to examine the issue of sudden death in sport.

25/03/14 Ealing Today

Eagle's flying high for Tom
A member of a local running club is using her first ever marathon to raise funds to provide free heart screenings for young people in Ealing.

11/03/14 Ealing Gazette

Chris scales dizzy heights to raise money for heart charity
A young man raised nearly £800 for a heart charity by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of his school friend, writes Jane Harrison.

30/12/13 Ealing Today

Local man's taking on Kilimanjaro
Ealing student Chris Cockburn is taking on his ultimate challenge – climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity.

12/09/13 Eastleigh News

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.

10/09/13 BBC News - Hampshire & IOW

Claire Reed family launch screening day after heart death
The family of a young woman who died from sudden adult death syndrome have organised a free cardiac screening day for young people in Hampshire.

10/09/13 Southern Daily Echo

Over 100 tested for sudden adult death syndrome
More than 100 people are today being tested for the signs of a silent condition thanks to the family of a young Hampshire woman who died from the rare heart condition.

04/09/13 Hampshire Cricket Club

Hampshire Player Helps Raise Money for Heart Charity
Hampshire wicketkeeper-batsman Michael Bates has helped raise more than £8,000 for a local heart charity by auctioning a signed Royals shirt at an event at The Ageas Bowl.

14/05/13 Romsey Advertiser Winchester pub hosting Bank Holiday fundraiser
A Winchester pub is hosting a Bank Holiday fundraiser later this month in memory of an Alresford man who died two years ago.
13/05/13 Ilford Recorder Inquest opens into tragic death of 18-year-old Snaresbrook school pupil Aashi Sinha
An inquest has been opened into the tragic death of Forest School pupil Aashi Sinha, who died suddenly last week aged just 18.
12/05/13 Bognor Regis Observer Gabby ensures heart-screening comes to town
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.
10/05/13 This is Kent Brass band mission to help cardiac charity
Faversham Mission Brass will perform at The West Faversham Community Centre in Bysingwood Road on Friday next week.
09/05/13 theguide2surrey

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.

03/05/13 Bexley Times Charity events arranged for tragic Bexleyheath teen Philip Lamin
Two charity events have been organised in memory of Bexleyheath Academy student Philip Lamin, who died from a cardiac arrest in February.
10/07/13 Ealing Today

'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.

13/06/13 Ealing Today

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.

12/06/13 News Shopper

Ben Daniels' father gives advice to parents on dealing with bereavement
A grieving father has written advice for dads struggling to come to terms with the death of a child.  Paul Daniels, of Clarence Road, Bickley, wrote a chapter for a booklet created by the charity CRY which will be published for Fathers Day.

01/05/13 This is local London

Memorial events planned in honour of Bexleyheath football death teen Philip Lamin
An open air concert and a football match are being arranged in memory of Bexleyheath schoolboy Philip Lamin who died playing the game he loved.

25/04/13 British Cycling

Tour de Kent 2013: Cycling round the football grounds of Kent over  one or three days
The Tour will start at Gillingham FC’s Priestfield Stadium before visiting football grounds all over the county. Gillingham footballers past and present along with other sporting celebrities have already signed up.

22/04/13 The Argus

Young widower tells of 'silent assassin'
A grieving husband is warning of a “silent assassin” health condition that claimed the lives of his wife and sister-in-law.

17/04/13 Kent News

Tour de Kent to support heart charities

A charity cycle ride visiting all of Kent’s senior football grounds is set to take place on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

16/04/13 The Argus

Heart screening call after Brighton Marathon runner dies
A man who suffered a heart attack aged 26 while running a half-marathon has spoken of his sorrow at the sudden death of Brighton Marathon runner Sam Harper Brighouse. 

13/04/13 London 24

Inquest opens into tragic death of 18-year-old Snaresbrook School pupil Aashi Sinha
An inquest has been opened into the tragic death of Forest School pupil Aashi Sinha, who died suddenly last week aged just 18.

10/04/13 Heart (South Coast)

Family campaign for more heart screening
Just five months after her dream wedding Claire Reed's heart stopped beating - now her family in Botley are raising awareness of sudden adult death syndrome.

09/04/13 Get Hampshire

Lion Brewery gets in the game for pub of the year

The Lion Brewery in Ash is more than just a local watering hole – it is a pub which aims to bring the community together.

04/04/13 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.

04/04/13 BBC News - Hampshire

Heart death woman's family in screening campaign
The family of a 22-year-old woman who died from sudden adult death syndrome at friend's hen-party has called for more screening to detect the condition.

30/03/13 News Shopper

Ravens Wood School and Sydenham High School in the news with BBC School Report
The pupils at Ravens Wood School took part in the BBC School Report scheme and used it as an opportunity to publicise the issue of sudden cardiac death in the young.

28/03/13 This is Kent

Angels launch community development scheme
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.

26/03/13 East London & West Essex Guardian

Football match held in memory of Jenny Kerwood raises £1,800 for Cardiac Risk in the Young
A football match organised in memory of a young woman who died during a training session has raised nearly £1,800 for charity.

24/03/13 Eastbourne Today

Five 100 mile charity runs
Most people find a marathon is enough of a running achievement but an Eastbourne dad is taking on five 100-mile runs this year.

22/03/13 This is Sussex

Maresfield mum's heartfelt bid for funds in Rhian's memory
The tragic death of a schoolgirl more than 12 years ago has led to calls from a Maresfield mum for more teenage health checks.

21/03/13 Daily Echo

Charity praises relatives of tragic newly-wed for heart deaths awareness drive
The family of the young woman who died from a rare heart condition just five months after her wedding have been praised for their “courage” in lobbying for improved screenings for the syndrome which killed her.

20/03/13 Daily Echo

'Perfect  bride' died just five months after wedding due to sudden adult death syndrome
They were supposed to be celebrating the rest of their lives together, but five months after their fairytale wedding a heartbroken husband’s dreams are shattered after a rare heart condition killed his wife.

13/03/13 Bexley Times More than 800 flock to funeral of Bexleyheath academy teen Philip Lamin
There was laughter and tears in almost equal measure as more than 800 people gathered to celebrate the life of popular Bexleyheath Academy teenager Philip Lamin who died from a cardiac arrest.
05/03/13 This is local London Fabrice Muamba writes to friends of Bexleyheath cardiac death teen Philip Lamin
Friends of a Bexleyheath teen who collapsed and died playing football have been comforted by a letter from a former Premier League star.
01/03/13 Epsom Guardian

ECG machine donated to test young people's hearts
An electrocardiogram used to record the heart's electrical activity has been donated to a charity based in Tadworth.

28/02/13 News Shopper

Ben Daniels's friends join forces for Lands End to John O Groats virtual cycling challenge
Five young cricketers have taken part in a cycle challenge to raise money for the charity CRY.

16/02/13 Bedfordshire News

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 did.

14/02/13 East London & Wessex Guardian

Charity match organised in honour of woman who died playing football

The cousin of a young woman who died after collapsing during a football training session is organising a charity match in her memory.

12/02/13 News Shopper

Campaigning dad of Bickley heart attack victim calls for compulsory testing
The sudden death of talented Bexleyheath schoolboy Philip Lamin has brought back painful memories for one campaigning Bickley family. 

28/01/13 News Shopper

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, America.

25/01/13 Messenger Newspapers 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 honour. 
03/01/13 Isle of Wight County Press 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.



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