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Lee Popplewell becomes new ambassador

Heartbeat Of Sport have announced Lee Popplewell as their new ambassador. The Hull based fundraiser has been a tremendous supporter of the charity since its formation over 3 years ago. The 40 year old Hull KR fanatic knows more than most about the devastation a heart attack can cause. He suffered that fate back [...]

2018-06-08T12:02:34+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|

Danny Jones Family Become Ambassadors For Heartbeat Of Sport

Heartbeat of Sport are honoured and proud to announce we will be working with five new charity ambassadors. Gaz Jones and wife Kelly, the brother and sister in law of Keighley and Wales international Danny Jones, along with Danny’s sister Natalie, his Mum Julie and Dad, David Jones. The Jones family want to raise [...]

2017-06-13T07:47:00+00:00 October 16th, 2015|

Official Launch of Sports Screening Programme

HeartBeat of Sport have now launched their sports screening programme. It has been developed to identify underlying heart disease amongst those undertaking sporting activities in the wider community, with the intention of reducing sudden cardiac arrest and death. Unfortunately small numbers of local people suffer cardiac arrest during exercise every year, despite exercise itself [...]

2017-06-13T08:21:59+00:00 July 10th, 2015|

Fear Masters team up with Heartbeat of Sport

Following a successful summer of screams and the launch of Fear Masters – Scare in the Community Initiative, a fun and totally unique way of using Scare Entertainment to raise money and awareness of charitable organisations and the importance of the work that they do, Fear Masters got together with Elland based Heartbeat of [...]

2017-06-13T08:07:44+00:00 January 26th, 2015|

Crossley Juniors and Illingworth Rugby receive Defibrillator

Crossley Juniors Football Club and Illingworth ARLFC, who are both based at their Mason Green headquarters, have recently been presented with a potentially life saving defibrillator (AED) machine. Thanks to the Heartbeat of Sport’s Tony Tonks, and also Pete Macnamara Licensee of the Ivy House Pub in Holmfield who organised a fundraising band night, [...]

2017-06-13T08:11:54+00:00 January 20th, 2015|

School staff learn lifesaving skills with defibrilator training

Heartbeat of Sport are in the local Bradford papers after Anthony Tonks provided teaching CPR to Debbie Mouncey and Luke McDanielson at Russell Hall Primary School. The school had invited members of the charity to offer training due to a pupil at the school having a heart condition. Although the staff have first aid training, [...]

2017-06-13T08:15:51+00:00 January 10th, 2015|

Tony Tonks provides support for life-saving community campaign

Crowds gathered in Sowerby Bridge as coloured lights adorning a tree were officially switched on in a life-saving community campaign. Around 100 people showed their support to the Rotary Tree of Light campaign which is asking people to ‘buy-a-light’ for a loved one whilst supporting the project to install a life-saving defibrillator machine, at [...]

2017-06-13T08:26:20+00:00 November 18th, 2014|

Blackley Cricket Club get a defibrillator

The Heartbeat of Sport team visited Blackley Cricket Club near the town of Elland recently to present them with their brand new defibrillator that they have acquired for use on their premises. The club got in contact with Heartbeat after raising the issue of not having a defibrillator at one of the clubs committee [...]

2017-06-13T08:32:58+00:00 August 4th, 2014|

Congratulations to Highbury School

The Heartbeat of Sport team visited the Highbury school in Brighouse last week to present them with their first on-site defibrillator. During a special assembly of the schools pupils and parents held in the main hall, Tony Tonks addressed the assembly to officially hand over their first Automated external Defibrillator. We first learned about [...]

2017-06-13T08:37:30+00:00 March 20th, 2014|

Heartbeat of Sport charity bike ride is underway

The Heartbeat of Sport charity bike ride got underway this morning, albeit to a bit of a bad start. On his way to the starting line, Adam Robinson managed to get not one, but two punctures in his tyre meaning that the boys had a bit of a staggered start to their trip. They [...]

2017-06-13T11:02:58+00:00 January 10th, 2013|

Calling all fundraisers – Heartbeat of Sport want you!

Following the fantastic success of our recent charity bike ride, Heartbeat of Sport are now looking across the country for fundraisers who want to test themselves and put on a fundraising event, all in the good name of charity. It could be an event of any size, from staging a home made bake sale [...]

2017-06-13T11:00:31+00:00 January 10th, 2013|

Charity ball is a huge success!

On Friday, to mark the culmination of weeks of hard work and effort, we staged a black tie ball to mark the official launch of the Heartbeat of Sport charity. It’s fair to say the night was a huge success and there may have been a few tired faces on Saturday morning. The ball [...]

2017-06-13T10:55:11+00:00 October 16th, 2012|