2010 News Archive

End of Year update on Ettington CFR Scheme in Village Newsletters

As we approach the end of the year, we thought that you’d be interested to hear what’s been happening in our team in 2010. The team has grown from strength to strength. We now have seven Community First Responders (CFRs) based in Ettington, Pillerton Priors, Pillerton Hersey, Newbold-on-Stour and Alderminster. An 8th team member, based …

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Halford villagers donate £1,400 to Ettington Community First Responder Scheme

On Tuesday 26th October 2010, a group of seven Halford residents representing their village made a donation of £1,400 to Ettington Community First Responder Scheme. The presentation was made at Halford Bridge Inn where Secretary Steve Boreham received the donation on behalf of the Scheme from resident Ethel Webb. Mr Boreham remarked; “As a non-responding …

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Catherine Hewson qualifies as a Community First Responder

Catherine Hew son has recently become active as a West Midlands Ambulance Service Community First Responder and joins the Ettington Community First Responder team. Catherine is married and lives in Pillerton Priors. She lived in Pillerton Hersey until her early twenties so has a good local know ledge of the Pillertons and surrounding villages. Catherine …

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Ettington CFR Scheme welcomes four new team members

Ettington CFR Scheme is delighted to welcome four new team members: Philippa Brown is joining the team as a Community First Responder. Philippa is currently going through the induction process with West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) and will then commence a comprehensive training programme with WMAS. Philippa lives in Halford and, on completion of her …

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Crew from Ettington CFR Team complete Lion’s Charity Raft Race

On Sunday 20th June, an Ettington Community First Responder Scheme team of six people completed this year’s Stratford and Wellesbourne Lions’ raft race on the river Avon between Wasperton and Stratford-upon-Avon. Entered in the Survivor class for rafts based on barrel and wood construction and with Resusci Anne as mascot, the team came fourth in …

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Ettington CFR Scheme marks its first year of operation and announces its first AGM on 7th July 2010

Tuesday 1st June 2010 marked the first year of operation of the Ettington CFR Scheme. The Scheme launched on 1st June 2009 with just two Community First Responders (CFRs) and no officers (non-responding posts). One year on, we have six operational CFRs, one CFR in training, a Secretary and a Treasurer. Most importantly, we have …

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Breakfast Event funds AED for Pillerton Priors Community First Responder

Villagers from Pillerton Hersey and Pillerton Priors enjoyed a Breakfast on the 8th May 2010 hosted by members of the Ettington Community First Responder team. As a result of donations to the CFR team at this event, totalling £760, it was possible to buy the Automated External Defibrillator (for use in cardiac arrest situations) needed …

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Ettington CFR Scheme and Ettington Church held a joint fundraising event on Sunday 9th May 2010

In addition to the fundraising element, Ettington CFR Team provided demonstrations of the life-saving equipment that we carry. The proceeds from the tea and cakes were split equally between the CFR Scheme and the Church with both organisations benefitting to the tune of £55 each. In addition, Ettington CFR Scheme received nearly £30 in donations …

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NFU Mutual makes £200 donation to Ettington Community First Responder Scheme

Ettington CFR Scheme is delighted to announce that NFU Mutual, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, has made a £200 donation to Ettington CFR Scheme. The donation is part of NFU Mutual’s commitment to community initiatives under its Community Giving Fund. NFU Mutual has purchased two items of essential equipment which form part of the equipment required to …

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