• EASTBOURNE AREA COMMUNITY

      FIRST RESPONDERS

      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

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    • Learning Life-Saving skills

      Learning Life-Saving skills

      During 2019, we have held 33 Heartstart & CPR/AED Courses and trained 374 persons in Life Saving skills. This in addition to public events where more than 1500 people learned these skills. We have the pleasure in being involved with schools in t...read more...
      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...
      999 Display

      999 Display

      Eastbourne Responders were present at this year's 999 Event and were engaged in teaching life saving skills to as many people as possible. The emphasis was on CPR and the goal was to teach at least 999 people. We were delighted to help 1510 pers...read more...
      5 year old saves his brother's life

      5 year old saves his brother's life

      Oliver Bevans, who lives near Cheadle, Staffordshire, used first aid training taught at school to hit three-year-old brother Stanley on the back three times to dislodge a meatball that was choking him. The boys had been at their gran’s, who had...read more...