(By Lisa Nightingale, The Shields Gazette)
A team of volunteer drivers are now able to hit the road with life-saving equipment – thanks to a donation by the Freemasons. The group, which heads out in all weathers in their 4×4 vehicles when called upon by emergency services, are now the proud owners of two portable defibrillators.
This philanthropic assistance enables us to continue to provide our vital All Weather, All Wheel Drive logistical services to support our emergency services, the NHS and Councils when called upon.
The equipment can prove vital if someone’s heart stops beating, and will be taken by the volunteers to shows and events across the region. Its purchase has been made possible thanks to the Freemasons from…