The parish council have applied for support funding to acquire and install a community defibrillator at The Burghwallis pub.
The parish council have been considering the acquisition of a defibrillator for some time, but recent events, and the realisation that support funding may be available, have prompted this very positive move. Along with the growing public awareness of the role and use of a defibrillator it is now seen as an opportune moment to install the device. The pub has been chosen as the ideal central location for village residents and visitors where the defibrillator can also be monitored to ensure that it is always ready for use in case of an emergency.
There is every expectation that the funding application will granted by mid December 2017, and that the unit will be installed early in the New Year.