Serving the people of Eastbourne, Arlington, East Dean & Friston, Dicker, Hailsham, Herstmonceux, Hankham, Stone Cross, Pevensey Bay, Polegate, Westham
      and surrounding areas

      Registered Charity: 1164643

    • Meet The Team


      Richard Bradford - Responder, Trustee, Team Leader, Stores Manager & CFR Tutor

      Joined in 2013. Richard was a Paramedic in London and is a retired bespoke kitchen maker. He covers the Old Town and Meads areas.




      Matt Briggs - Responder, SECAmb CFR Senior Team Leader

      Responder since 2009. Matt is a Director of Specsavers in Eastbourne. Previously the Team Leader, Matt is now a Senior Team Leader and is the main liaison with the South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation. He covers the Langley area.



      John Kenton-Page - Secretary & Trustee

      Became a Responder in 2010 but has since stood down.
      John was an Airline pilot and Operations Director. He is a volunteer fundraiser and speaker for the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance and a Watchkeeper for the National Coastwatch Institution. He is the Heartstart Course Facilitator.


      Karen Hilton - Treasurer & Trustee

      Karen is Eastbourne Area Community First Responder Treasurer and a Trustee. Karen lives in Eastbourne, works for a local church, has three children.


      Steph Meech - Associate Trainer  

      Steph is an  Operational Team Leader with SECAmb based in Polegate and he is a trainer for the Community Responders. He attends training meetings to deliver bi-monthly reassessment training and any other modules that are required. Steve also supervises the teams Observer shifts, where responders get experience on front line emergency situations.


      Cal Negroiu - Associate Trainer 

      Cal is an Associate Practitioner with South East Coast Ambulance Service based at Polegate Make Ready Centre. He started working with the team in 2017 to help with Community First Responders training.


      Andy Cooper - Responder  


      Andy is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Emergency Medicine and is a serving member of Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service. He divides his time between clinical lecturing at Defence Medical Services Whittington and clinical practice as an Emergency Nurse. He has been responding since 2012.



      Paul Crouch - Responder

      Responder since 2013. Paul works full time but finds time to put in duty hours. Paul covers the Ratton and Hampden Park area.





      Sara Geoghegan - Responder

      Sara joined in 2013. Sara is Chief Instructor at Windmill Hill and covers the Herstmonceux area



      Keith Welch - Responder

      Keith joined in 2014. Keith is a Health & Safety and First Aid Trainer and covers the Hailsham area.




      Claire Roberts - Responder

      Claire has been a Responder since 2016 and covers the Hailsham area. She is a mum of two, works for SECAmb as an Emergency Care Support Worker and is a self employed massage therapist. Claire enjoys doing martial arts and is a 1st Dan Blackbelt in Wado Ryu.




      Charlotte Senior -  Responder & Trustee

      Charlotte joined the team in 2017. She lives and works in Hailsham.
      After moving to the area shewanted to use her free time to help others in the community. 



      Do you think you have what it takes to become a Responder?.

      If you do, send an email to recruit@eastbourneresponders.com