• EASTBOURNE AREA COMMUNITY

      FIRST RESPONDERS

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

      Registered Charity: 1164643

    • News

    • British Heart Foundation Award

      British Heart Foundation Award

      Celebrities say thank you to the UK's Heart Heroes at the British Heart Foundation awards evening. Polegate man awarded for quick first aid actions.  Local man Dan Dunbar has been awarded a CPR Hero Award by the British Heart Foundation, a...read more...
      Restart a Heart

      Restart a Heart

      A campaign to help teach people how to administer CPR is being declared a success.   East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, South East Coast Ambulance and Eastbourne Area Community First Responders worked together in the Restart a Heart camp...read more...
      CPR in Schools

      CPR in Schools

      The government has revealed plans to add first aid and CPR to the national school curriculum as part of wider Health Education Classes in England from 2020? The draft legisl...read more...
      Eastbourne junior parkrun

      Eastbourne junior parkrun

      On Sunday 25thMarch, junior parkrun held their inaugural event at the Wish Tower in Eastbourne. The warm-up was at Wish Tower Green and the run taking place along the seafront. We are proud to have helped them with the provision of a defibrillator an...read more...
      A Milestone

      A Milestone

      A Milestone has been passed. The Eastbourne Area Community First Responder have attended 6,000 calls since the Group's formation in 2009.   .  ...read more...
      Heartstart & CPR/AED Courses

      Heartstart & CPR/AED Courses

      As part of our service to the Community, in 2017 the members of the Group carried out 24 free Heartstart and CPR/AED courses and trained 269 members of the public. In addition, at the 999 Event, we trained more than 1000 persons in CPR....read more...
      Polegate TC Presentation

      Polegate TC Presentation

      The Mayor of Polegate Town Council presents a cheque to Richard Bradford, our Team Leader. The Council have helped us once again by donating £1000 towards the purchase of our life saving equipment. We are very grateful for their on-going suppor...read more...
      Donation from Polegate Town Council

      Donation from Polegate Town Council

      Polegate Town Council have kindly donated £1000.00 towards the purchase of a LifePak defibrillator for which we are very grateful. We have assisted them in the installation of Defibrillators in the Town and have concluded an Agreement with to a...read more...