Rotary Club of King’s Lynn to embark on a life-saving venture

The Rotary Club of King's Lynn are raising money for a public access defibrillator. Picture: Supplie

The Rotary Club of King's Lynn are raising money for a public access defibrillator. Picture: Supplied by Ron Jackson - Credit: Ron Jackson

The Rotary Club of King's Lynn are hoping to raise £2,000 for a public access defibrillator (PAD) through a charity bike ride.

A PAD works automatically and is designed to be used by anybody in an emergency before the emergency services arrive on the scene. It can provide CPR as quickly as possible after a heart attack and can save lives.

The ride on June 22 will start at the Rathskeller on the South Quay, King's Lynn, and will take cyclists on a loop around the boundary of Norfolk - some 220 miles in four days. The ride will end at the Rathskeller on June 25.

The idea of a sponsored cycle ride sprang from a challenge in 2016 when Rotarian Andy Holford and two friends cycled 150 miles coast to coast from Whitehaven to Tynemouth, raising £900 for End Polio Now.

Anyone wishing to join should contact Andy Holdford on 07799 890700 or email andrew.holford@geoffreycollings.co.uk.


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