New defibrillator installed on Falmouth’s busiest beach

A new defibrillator has been installed on one of Falmouth’s busiest beaches.

Gyllyngvase Debrillator unveilling

Gyllyngvase Debrillator unveilling

The defibrillator was unveiled at the weekend by the Gyllyngvase Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC).The club had spent the winter months raising money and working with local businesses to raise the money needed to buy it.

It is located on the outside of the club’s store at Gyllyngvase Beach.

Matthew Stone, chairman of Gyllyngvase SLSC, said: “The club has been looking into purchasing an AED (automated external defibrillator) for a while to add to our first response kit.

“We thought that the best option would be to provide a public access AED, so that the entire community could have the option of using it if the situation arises.

“We are delighted to have been supported by Harbour Lights Fish and Chip Restaurant with our fundraising efforts, as well as recieving donations from Big Blue Stuff and the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity.

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