Campaigner June Thomas gets New Year’s Honours

Caerphilly Observer – 6th January 2017

Mrs Thomas, 49, was awarded a British Empire Medal for her fundraising efforts to get a heart defibrillator in every secondary school in Caerphilly County Borough.

In February 2012, her 15-year-old son Jack died unexpectedly from a suspected undiagnosed heart condition, and June has worked with both Cardiac Risk in the Young (RY) and Welsh Hearts and raised thousands of pounds towards heart screenings and public access difibrillators.

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