New defibrillator bought for Wymondham

A new defibrillator has been installed at the church in Norwich Road, Wymondham, by the British Heart Foundation.

A new defibrillator has been installed at the church in Norwich Road, Wymondham, by the British Heart Foundation. - Credit: British Heart Foundation

A new defibrillator has been installed in a market town after funds were raised by three groups.

The life-saving kit was put in place at Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church in Wymondham in Norwich Road, part funded by £1,200 from South Norfolk District Council and Saffron Housing Trust.

Along with the defibrillator, the British Heart Foundation also gave a CPR training kit to the town. Wymondham Community Outreach Project will be running training sessions so everyone can become a potential life-saver.

A new defibrillator has been installed at the church in Norwich Road, Wymondham, by the British Heart Foundation.

A new defibrillator has been installed at the church in Norwich Road, Wymondham, by the British Heart Foundation. - Credit: British Heart Foundation

Saffron's community foundation manager Emilie Hildreth said: "We are delighted that our community foundation programme has been able to help fund this life-saving package."

Town and district councillor Suzanne Nuri-Nixon added: "Arnie McConnell and the Wymondham Community Outreach Project have worked so hard to provide the unit and I admire their determination and persistence in making this a reality."

District and town councillor Suzanne Nuri-Nixon.

District and town councillor Suzanne Nuri-Nixon. - Credit: Lucy Nixon


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