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October 2016 Lottery Results

Lottery Winners October 2016

The winners for the week ending the 28th October are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

K7103 – COLEMAN J

£100 winners

U6655 – COPSOM B

R4032 – POTTER D

£50 winners

A0086 – WOOD E

L2619 – MCCOLM E

£25 winners

F2655 – BONSON

K0089 – CADD M

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 21st October are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

Q4116 – CROSS M

£100 winners

F9433 – CROMPTON J

D3172 – CHEADLE S

£50 winners

J4737 – MCDONALD L

R7056 – NISH-PURDIE M

£25 winners

R0688 – HOLDEN J

R3322 – MARIAN C

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 14th October are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

V8356 – TWIST P

£100 winners

F2600 – BIBBY S

R3122 – HARTLEY C

£50 winners

K1196 – CROYSDILL J

F3834 – WEBSTER L

£25 winners

B1709 – DOEG A

A9980 – TAYLOR J

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 7th October are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

K4565 – TOOTELL J

£100 winners

L6827 – CLOUGH J

Q7091 – MOLYNEUX D

£50 winners

U0490 – WILLIAMS H

K3979 – HEANE MJ

£25 winners

S0788 – HUGHES S

K2534 – PLUNKETT R

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

Corporate Fundraising!

Corporate Fundraising

Together we can make a difference to local people throughout Lancashire who have been affected or at high risk of heart disease or heart failure!

Why choose to work with Heartbeat?

  • Motivate your employees, encourage team building and develop new skills
  • Attain corporate social responsibility
  • Help support your local charity and people using Heartbeats services
  • Be proactive in looking after your staffs health and wellbeing
  • Use positive PR and Social Media opportunities to help build your brand profile
  • Networking with other local businesses
  • Increases job satisfaction by providing fun an engaging activities
  • Invitation to Breakfast networking events
  • Access to First Aid Training / AED Training at a discounted rate

Whether you would like to challenge your workforce to reach their full potential, or encourage team building working, this corporate challenge is a fantastic way to engage the team whilst raising vital funds for your local Heartbeat Charity! A win win…..

Join our current corporate supporters!

  • Barclays
  • Santander
  • Sentinel
  • RBS
  • TSB
  • Booths Fulwood
  • Westinghouse Springfield’s

How can you HELP!

  • Choose us as your charity of the Year
  • Corporate Donations
  • Employee volunteering
  • Payroll Giving
  • Heartbeat Lottery
  • Fundraising Events
  • Sponsorship of Events

In return, Heartbeat promises to continue supporting over 800 people each week, throughout local areas in Lancashire.

Contact the Corporate Fundraiser Sarah Clark on 01772 717147 or email
sarah@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk

August 2016 Lottery Results

Winners Champagne Opening

Lottery Winners August 2016

The winners for the week ending the 26th August are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

M0017 – SWEENEY L

£100 winners

W5638 – LAMBERT R

Q6366 – TAYLOR B

£50 winners

J0433 – OWEN M

N1128 – ALMOND D

£25 winners

R2326 – NISH-PURDIE M

U7868 – DEWAR M

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 19th August are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

K9110 – POMFRET R

£100 winners

N1884 – GREEN SM

T9567 – MYERS L

£50 winners

U8248 – CROSS P

M1934 – CLAYTON P

£25 winners

D3367 – PICKLES

H2672 – CITY INVESTMENT & INSURANCE

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 12th August are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

U7486 – HEAD W

£100 winners

U6973 – ORWIN D

V2812 – MC FADYEN M

£50 winners

A2941 – BADDELEY G

C7292 – SMEATON K

£25 winners

E2439 – RICE M

L6503 – KEEFE H

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

The winners for the week ending the 5th August are now available to view. All winners will be notified by post.

£1000 winner

U3615 – YOUNG C

£100 winners

T1536 – FENN J

K7989 – HARRIS D A

£50 winners

T5035 – OWEN B

S5912 – SCHULTHEISS P

£25 winners

Q5357 – BENSON N

J3835 – PURCELL G

Additional Prizes

In addition, there are more randomly selected winners picked by our computer, and all winners will be notified by post with their cheque.

Volunteer Roles Available!

Be a Heartbeat Hero and be part of our Volunteer Team

Heartbeat Hero

We are a small team with big aspirations and we rely on the generosity and time of our donors and volunteers to make those aspirations a reality.

If you are able to spare any time, even an hour or so here and there please contact Lynn on 01772 717147 or email lynn.preston@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk

Volunteer Roles Available!

Role: Store Collection Volunteer
We have store collections throughout the Preston area all through the year.
We are looking for volunteers for store collections through August and September, then through until December… Can you help?

  • We ask for 1 or 2 people per hour between 10am and 4pm
  • Banners, buckets, tabards and ID’s are will be supplied on the day
  • On occasion there will have leaflets that can be handed out also
  • Support your local Heart Charity
  • Supermarkets ie. Booths, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons in the Preston area
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Good fun, for all ages (Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult)

Role: Fundraising Volunteer
We need you: to organise your own event for Heartbeat, anything from a coffee morning to a summer BBQ, the choice is yours! Invite your friends, have fun and raise money for your favourite heart charity!

Role: Reception Volunteer
We need you: 9.00 – 5.00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.
We need volunteers to help with part time shifts on the above days. Can you spare a few hours? Duties will include answering the phone, transferring calls, directing or accompany patients to 2nd floor for nurse appointments and treadmill tests, help with any general duties and assist the Reception Team. Training provided.

Role: Collection Volunteer
We need you: to place and return collection boxes in local shops, hairdressers, chippy’s, garden centres, post offices, pubs, clubs etc.

Role: Case Study Writer
We need you: to support the fundraising team, however you may also be asked to support the services team, below are some examples of what you will be doing:

  • Communicate with Heartbeat Instructors, Cardiologist and Patient Support to identify possible case studies
  • Interview Heartbeat members who have been identified as suitable candidates for case studies
  • Write stories for a bank of case studies
  • Consult with Website Co-ordinator and staff managing social media accounts

Initially we would be looking for a commitment of 2-3 hours per week for a 1 month period, this may then be extended. We will be as flexible as possible so that you can fit the role alongside other commitments.

Role: Volunteer Graphic Design Assistant
We need you:  to support in designing engaging posters and campaign materials for our awareness and fundraising campaigns and events.
What will you be doing?

You will mainly be supporting the fundraising team, however you may also be asked to support the services team, below are some examples of what you will be doing:

  • Producing infographics – helping us put our message across through engaging and well-presented infographics
  • Design posters, cards and visuals for email & social media that can be used as thanking communications for supporters after completing fundraising events
  • Produce fundraising packs and poster templates for supporters individual to their event
  • Create marketing materials for Heartbeat NWCC hosted events

Your involvement will make a difference

Please contact Lynn on 01772 717147 or email lynn.preston@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk for more information.

Huge Thanks to Springfields Westinghouse & Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Heartbeat would like to thank Springfields Westinghouse for nominating Heartbeat to benefit from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation Fund.

Westinghouse Springfield’s

 

 

Heartbeat fundraiser Mark pictured here in the centre collecting the wonderful £1,000 cheque from Springfields representative Eliot Catterson (left) and Jake Ankers (right) from Enterprise.
Thank you to both Springfields and Enterprise Rent-A-Car for your support, it is very much appreciated!

BHF & Heartbeat give cardiac arrest victims fighting chance of survival

Heartbeat gains funding for Life-saving defibrillator at Preston North End FC

Heartbeat based at Preston North End is to become a community of lifesavers after it has been fitted with a public access defibrillator (PAD) and has been awarded a CPR training kit by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

The Community Package contains the innovative kit which includes everything needed to learn CPR in half an hour.  Heartbeat plan to run training sessions in the local community meaning everyone can become potential lifesavers to book onto a course contact info@heartbeat-nwcc.org.uk or telephone 01772 717147.

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The defibrillator is a portable device that can be used by a member of the public to help restart the heart when someone has a cardiac arrest. This is when the heart stops pumping blood around the body and they lose consciousness almost at once. For every minute that passes without defibrillation and CPR, chances of survival decrease by around ten per cent. So it’s really important the people of Deepdale know both of these vital steps to help someone in an emergency.

Over 30,000 cardiac arrests happen out of hospital in the UK every year but currently less than one in ten survive. The BHF want to create a Nation of Lifesavers in a bid to boost these shocking survival rates.

The charity is campaigning for defibrillators to be made more accessible and recognisable to the public. Heartbeat want all young people to be taught CPR and PAD awareness at school.

Siân Percival-Edwards from Heartbeat said: “The defibrillator will be placed on the front of our building just behind the iconic Sir Tom Finney Statue at Preston North End FC meaning that local people have the best chance of survival should they suffer a cardiac arrest. We’re keen to get as many people as possible trained in CPR too. We’re now working to raise money for further defib’s to be placed around our community.”
heart in right place
Judy O’Sullivan, Assistant Programme Director at the BHF, said: “More than 30,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside of hospital every year but less than one in ten survive. More people could be saved if more defibrillators were available in public places and if more people felt confident using them and performing CPR. We are delighted that Heartbeat have joined the BHF’s Nation of Lifesavers campaign – by making another defibrillator available in a public location and teaching CPR locally. It could really be the difference between life and death. ”

When someone suffers a cardiac arrest their heart stops pumping blood around the body. They lose conscious almost at once and there are no signs of life. For every minute that passes without defibrillation and CPR, chances of survival decrease by around ten per cent. So it’s really important people in the Deepdale area know both of these vital steps to help someone in an emergency.

 

Heartbeat Defib PNE

 

Click here for instructions and further information

 

Conlon place their 6th external Defibrillator !

Heartbeat and Westfield Health are proud to support Conlon Construction with the placement of their 6th Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

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Conlon Construction based in Bamber Bridge in Preston have been pioneers in the construction industry by providing the best care for their staff and members of the community in the event of a cardiac arrest by placing AED’s on their sites and training their staff and local community in its safe use.

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