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Bishop blesses defibrillator

Bishop blesses defibrillator

22 May 2018 Read more

A new community defibrillator installed at a church in East Grinstead has been blessed by the Bishop of Horsham.

The defibrillator was fixed onto the wall of St Mary’s Parish Church Hall, East Grinstead after the PCC heard about a three-year campaign by Steve Morris, a cardiac arrest survivor.

The PCC decided that with so much happening on its doorstep it should host a defibrillator for the local community.

St Mary’s Church shares its site with its CofE primary school and its well-used church hall is used by many local organisations.

A busy recreation ground is on the same road as is the lower school for the local comprehensive. The main busy A22 is only 150 yards away ...

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