Herefordshire Heartstart fundraising event at Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge

Wednesday 26th June 2013 – 4.25pm – Chris Kowalik.

Herefordshire Heartstart

Volunteers from the charity ‘Herefordshire Heartstart’ will be at Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge on Sunday 14th July.

Between 9am and 5pm, the usual toll charge will be removed between, but people crossing the bridge will instead be are asked to make a donation to the charity to support its vital work.  Volunteers will also be selling home-made cakes and biscuits on the bridge. Money raised will be used to help ‘Herefordshire Heartstart’ continue teaching emergency lifesaving skills across the county.

Herefordshire Heartstart is a registered charity, supported by West Midlands Ambulance Service set up to deliver the British Heart Foundation Heartstart Scheme locally.  Every year it trains hundreds of people in the community at its two-hour courses. Details of courses can be found at or by emailing or call the Co-ordinator/Project Manager Loraine Coleman on 0845 60 60 654


Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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