Andrew Percy MP

Andrew Percy MP

Member of Parliament for Brigg & Goole and the Isle of Axholme

New Life-Saving Defib for South Park, Old Goole

Andrew visited South Park in Old Goole recently to see the new life-saving defib that he helped secure for that location. 


Andrew reports, "I'm really please to report that we have secured a new life-saving public access defibrillator for South Park in Old Goole.

"I was contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service who informed me they has a defib and casing available for a location in Goole if I could suggest one.

"A quick message to Cllr Anne Handley informed me that Town Councillor, Nicola Vause, was busy fundraising for one for South Park so I thought what better place for one that there. West Park of course has one and the Euros have reminded us just how important this equipment is in sporting locations. 

"Some of the money Nicola has raised will be used to cover the costs of installation at the park once the final arrangements with the Council are ticked off. 

"I popped down with a defib last Friday to celebrate this news with Nicola and Councillors Barbara and David Jeffries, alongside Phil Baton from the Town Council and footballers Dylan and Robbie. 

"These defibs can be used by anyone. If needed a 999 call is placed and the code to the cabinet is given which gives access to the defib. 

"As part of the agreement with Yorkshire Ambulance Service I've agreed to try and find a location and funding for another defib in the Hook Road area as we could really do with one there. We just need to find a location for it to be put on. 

"The defib and cabinet will be delivered to my office this week and I hope we can get it installed asap!"

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