Lighthouse pub unveils new life-saving kit
Burnham-On-Sea pub has this week unveiled its new life-saving defibrillator.
Lighthouse Pub in Highbridge Road has purchased the device after
raising £2,500 to buy it and it's now installed at the back
of the pub, near the play area.
pub's fundraising team - who include Julie Plested, Mandy Pike,
Tracy Kear and Dan Hodge - have thanked Bridgwater Classic and Vintage
Club for donating £250 towards its purchase, plus the Lightbulbs
skittles team who also gave £250, and other customers who
kindly gave donations.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We wanted a defibrillator installed
after a couple of health scares at the pub. It's here to serve the
gives a high energy electric shock to the heart through the chest
wall to someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock
is called defibrillation, and it's an essential life saving step
in the chain of survival.
pub's fundraising team have raised more than £7,500 for multiple
charities over the past 18 months. They are currently collecting
old pound coins and new 10p coins with letters on as part of a fundraising