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Coffee, Cake and an Award

6 March 2019

Awards for the Heartstart Thatcham team.

On 22nd February the Heartstart Thatcham team held a coffee morning at Thatcham Town Council offices. The morning was to raise funds for Heartstart Thatcham but also the Mayor’s charities, Hedgehog Bottom and Thames Valley Air Ambulance. The room was packed with visitors enjoying a coffee and slice of cake with many trying their hand …

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Community Champions 2017

10 December 2017

The Heartstart Thatcham team receiving their award.

The West Berkshire Community Champions 2017 were awarded at a special presentation on 7th December 2017. The evening started with Councillor Quentin Webb, Chairman of West Berkshire Council who said: “Community Champion is one of my favourite Chairman duties. This year we have had a superb response in each category, receiving double the number of …

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Dingley Defib

18 October 2017

Stanford Dingley AED

Stanford Dingley became home to a public access defibrillator recently and Midgham shortly after. What sets the Stanford Dingley unit apart from others is that it is the first one that the Heartstart Thatcham team have been involved with that has been placed inside a phonebox. The phone box also houses books for local residents …

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Our 50th defibrillator

18 September 2017

Burdwood Defibrillator

The Heartstart Thatcham team joined the Burdwood Surgery on 16th September 2017 to mark their 30th anniversary. There were a number of events taking place within the surgery with members of the public dropping by to find out more about the surgery, meet staff and some of the organisations that work in the community. Most doctors surgeries, …

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Thatcham Broadway Shocked

17 August 2017

Photograph by Naomi Mildenhall showing Dr Nick Young (Heartstart Thatcham Scheme Coordinator) and Ellen Crumly (Thatcham Town Mayor).

Heartstart Thatcham have been able to unveil another public access defibrillator, this time working with Thatcham Town Council to achieve this. The defibrillator is the 49th unit installed by the charity with other units placed throughout West Berkshire and beyond. The Heartstart Thatcham team would like to see at least one defibrillator in each community …

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