Tale of family tragedy raises awareness
Isle of Wight County Press - 10th February 2014
The heart-breaking story of a Ryde man’s tragic loss is recounted in a powerful and moving new booklet for the partners of young people who have lost their lives to sudden cardiac death.
Derbyshire heroes nominated for St John Ambulance awards
Derby Telegraph - 7th February 2014
Workers who saved the life of a man suffering from a heart attack at a waste recycling centre have been short-listed for a national award.
£23,000 raised for CRY in memory of Jack Thomas
Campaign - 30th January 2014
£23,000 has been raised so far by the Jack Thomas Memorial Fund. Family of Jack have also been working to get defibrillator installed in schools, in order to help save young lives.
South Wales Argus launches Jack’s Appeal
HoldtheFrontPage - 30th January 2014
Jack’s Appeal is a campaign to get defibrillators installed in every secondary school in Gwent. Jack died from sudden cardiac death in 2012, and since then his family have been fundraising for CRY heart screenings, and workings with Welsh Hearts to install defibrillators locally.
Football match to be held in memory of Lily Webster
East Anglian Daily Times - 29th January 2014
Teachers from Stowupland High School will play in the match to raise awareness and funds for CRY in order to provide heart screenings for local young people.
Schools support defibrillator campaign in memory of Jack Thomas
South Wales Argus - 28th January 2014
The parents of Jack Thomas have been campaigning to raise awareness of underlying heart conditions following Jack's death in 2012. The campaign to get defibrillators in every secondary school in Gwent is being supported by schools in the area.
CRY screenings for Isle of Wight students
Isle of Wight County Press - 24th January 2014
The Isle of Wight will have its CRY free heart screenings next week. 200 pupils will be screened at Sandown Bay Academy on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Greg Whyte inspiring youth into taking up sport
Bucks Free Press - 9th January 2014
Former Olympian, Greg Whyte is hoping to use a new advisory role to inspire young people to take up exercise. He will also be advising at the Commonwealth Games this year.
Four screening days in Shropshire
Shropshire Star - 1st January 2014
Four CRY screening days will be held in Shropshire, thanks to the hard work of Sue and Chris Dewhurst, who lost their son, Matthew, in 2012.
Classy Chris is the new chief of Staff
Lancashire Telegraph - 28th November 2013
Chris Farrell won the Darwen Dashers’ David Staff Memorial race on Saturday. Funds raised from the day will go to CRY.
Sue Dewhirst will attend CRY Parliamentary Reception
Shropshire Star - 21st November 2013
Sue Dewhirst, whose son, Matthew, died from an undiagnosed heart condition will represent CRY as official representative for Shropshire to the House of Commons later this month.