Ballycrochan Defibrillator

We’re pleased to have provided a defibrillator to Jim this week, for the Ballycrochan community who raised a fantastic £800. Thank you! The defibrillator is located on Ballycrochan Road near the junction with Silverbirch Road.

Urgent Field Safety Notice

We’ve been made aware of an Urgent Field Safety Notice issued by Stryker, regarding HeartSine Samaritan and Omron defibrillators manufactured since 2016. According to the manufacturer, there is an issue that may affect audio prompts in some devices. If you have/maintain an affected HeartSine Samaritan or Omron defibrillator, Stryker recommends you check your device by powering it on and checking the audio prompts are working correctly. Full details and instructions (including which models and serial numbers are in scope) can be found in the link below.

Bryansburn Defibrillator

We’re pleased to announce the placement of a new defibrillator at The Bryansburn Bar and Grill in Bangor. An 80’s night was recently held and raised an amazing £1200 in donations! Thank you!

Scrabo Striders

We’re pleased to have provided Scrabo Striders Running Club with a defibrillator this week that will accompany them during their training sessions. We are so grateful for the donation they made and to the upcoming fundraising events supporting our cause!

Brunswick Road Defibrillator

We’re pleased to announce the placement of a new defibrillator at McMullan’s shop on Brunswick Road, Bangor. This would not have been possible without Jeanette, who generously donated this defibrillator to the community after the loss of her parents. In Jeanette’s own words: Tommy and Jean Cassidy They had been together since they were 14 years old and celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on 3rd Sept 2022. Neither mum or dad had any cardiac problems but on the 20/11/2022 my dad suffered a heart attack and passed away at home in Belfast. Mum came to stay with me in Bangor […]

Boxing Day Swim 2023

Big thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Boxing Day swim! Video available on Facebook:

Defibrillator in Ballyholme

We’re pleased to announce the placement of a defibrillator at the Church of Ireland in Ballyholme! It has been placed outside so is available 24/7.

Rainbow Gym

Rainbow Gymnastics held a kids’ fancy dress day and raised an amazing £700! We were pleased to be able to donate a defibrillator to them. Thank you all for your support.

Boxing Day Swim 2022

Our Boxing Day Swim was a huge success again this year. We’ve raised upwards of £400 so far! Many thanks to all who participated and helped out, and Groomsport Inn for providing free tea and coffee afterwards!