Press Release New Volunteer Robert Austen charity cycle/run for Heartstart

  • Post author:
  • Post category:News


New Volunteer Robert Austen charity cycle/run for Heartstart.

A new volunteer ambassador for a local charity, who teach emergency lifesaving skills to thousands of people across Herefordshire, is to do a fundraising cycle and run across Herefordshire.robert austen with bike

Robert says “On April 10th 2016, I am cycling (on a mountainbike!) and running across the entire width of Herefordshire in one day. It is a total of 35 miles/56 km.” poster Sponsor

Loraine Coleman, Co-ordinator/Project Manager for the charity says “Robert has already hit his £500 target, please help him to exceed this target to help save more lives in the community.”

“Please support a truly local Charity who support the people of Herefordshire with free Heartstart how to save a life courses.”

You can either log on to Just Giving and type in (Robert Austen Heartstart) or type into google/or your browser:-

or if you are booked onto a Heartstart Course just give a cash or cheque donation for Herefordshire Heartstart (please state that is for Robert’s fundraising) to a Heartstart Instructor who will forward the money to the Treasurer for banking. You can also send a cheque made out to Herefordshire Heartstart (address below).

Money raised will help to pay for manikin lungs, wipes, course paperwork, replacement parts for manikins, projection equipment, volunteer travel expenses etc which are essential for every course we run. We rely on donations and fundraising to fund these expenses. Every penny counts and helps us to continue teaching these vital lifesaving skills to more people across Herefordshire.

Herefordshire Heartstart (registered charity no 1082309) run public courses and courses for groups, voluntary organisations, schools and businesses throughout Herefordshire.

Heartstart How to save a life courses take just 2 hours. At the course you will learn:- how to deal with a conscious casualty, an unconscious casualty and how to put someone into the recovery position; how to recognise signs and symptoms of a heart attack; how to deal with choking, serious bleeding and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

To find out details of free courses in Herefordshire or if you can help by making a donation or by organising a fundraising event visit or contact:-

Mrs Loraine Coleman, Co-ordinator and Schools Project Manager on 01432 850067 or email or you can write to Herefordshire Heartstart, PO Box 305, HEREFORD HR1 9JD


Written by Loraine Coleman

Press release issued   9/3/16 10.00am

Contact details:-

Loraine Coleman

Co-ordinator/Project Manager

Herefordshire Heartstart


Tel: 01432 850067

   Twitter @HeartStart_HFD

   Facebook Herefordshire Heartstart