(by Ellie Maslin, DorsetECHO, 2019-04-03)
A heartfelt gift that could save lives has been donated to a Weymouth school by the county’s Freemasons.
Over £2000 worth of defibrillator equipment has been given to Budmouth College by local Freemasons lodges and chapters. The potentially life-saving device has now been installed at the entrance to the school building and is available for use by the public.
Graham Glazier, leader of Dorset’s Freemasons, said: “As Freemasons we believe in playing a key role in our communities and give time and money to charitable ventures. It’s an honour to be able to supply this machine to the school.
“A defibrillator gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest. It’s an essential …